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11 Jul, 2019

2019 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Part II – Tree Pruning, trimming, or removal on residential property

2019-07-11T20:09:10-05:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Landscape|

The 2019 Florida legislature created a new statute, section 163.045, titled “Tree pruning, trimming, or removal on residential property.”  This new statute prohibits local governments from requiring a notice, application, approval, permit, fee, or mitigation for the pruning, trimming, or removal of a tree on residential property.  To have the protection of the statute, the owner must obtain documentation from an arborist certified by the International Society of Arboriculture or a Florida [...]

8 Jul, 2019

2019 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Part I – Payment Bond Claimants – New Notice Requirements

2019-07-08T18:23:27-05:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Bonds|

What You Need to Know The notice of nonpayment, which has been a prerequisite to a payment bond claim for a long time, must now be made under oath using a statutorily prescribed form. The Details Before Florida’s 2019 legislative session, subcontractors, sub-subcontractors, and material suppliers had to furnish a notice of non-payment as a condition to perfecting a payment bond claim.  These requirements appeared in § 255.05 (applicable to virtually all [...]

3 Mar, 2019

Subcontractor Loses Lawsuit for Payment Because it Failed to Furnish a Release

2019-07-08T18:08:15-05:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Releases|Tags: , |

What you need to know: Conditions precedent are used frequently in construction contracts. A “condition precedent” is something that must occur before performance by one party becomes due. For example, a contractor’s contract with a subcontractor may state, “Receipt of owner’s payment is a condition precedent to contractor’s obligation to pay subcontractor.” Courts will typically enforce conditions that are clear and unambiguous. In Team Land Development, Inc. [...]

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