Should I include weekends and holidays when counting my lien and NTO deadlines?

On this episode, Alex going to answer a question that we get on a fairly regular basis: should I include weekends and legal holidays when calculating the notice-to-owner and claim-of-lien or bond deadline? The answer is yes. Listen to today’s episode and you’ll hear why.

Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law firm in Miami, and maintains a construction law blog at He can be reached at 305-347-5295 or