Stop! Don’t Sign That Release Unless it Says this 1 Thing

Stop! Don’t Sign That Release Unless it Says this 1 Thing

In this episode of TheLienZone Podcast, host Alex Barthet discusses the importance of lien releases in the construction industry. He explains what a lien release is and how it works, and emphasizes that it’s crucial for contractors and suppliers to understand lien releases and the potential risks associated with signing them.

Alex goes on to discuss the differences between partial and final lien releases, and when each one is typically used. He also shares insights on the common mistakes contractors and suppliers make when signing lien releases, and why it’s essential to pay close attention to the language and wording of the release.

The episode is specifically focused on using lien releases when getting paid on Florida construction projects, so Alex delves into the unique laws and regulations that contractors and suppliers need to be aware of in this state. He provides tips and guidance on how to navigate the lien release process in Florida, and what contractors and suppliers can do to protect themselves from potential legal issues.

If you’re a contractor, subcontractor, or supplier in the construction industry, or simply interested in learning more about lien releases and how they work, this episode is a must-listen! Tune in now to gain valuable insights and tips that can help you avoid costly mistakes and protect your business.

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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