July 2012
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As part of our continuing effort to inform our clients of recent changes in the laws effecting your construction business, we offer you this complementary monthly newsletter of recent events, rulings and laws in the area of construction. We hope you find this helpful.


As always, if you have any questions or concerns related to your business needs, please do not hesitate to contact any of the Board Certified Construction Attorneys at Your Construction Law Firm.™






Lessors May Find Themselves Liable for Liens Resulting From Tenant Buildouts
New changes to section 713.10 Florida Statutes may increase liability for landlords under construction liens resulting from tenant buildouts.

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Public Adjusters CAN Make Immediate Contact With Homeowners Suffering a Casualty Loss.
Public Adjusters won a major ruling from the Florida Supreme Court this Month overturning a Florida Statutes that prevluded their contact with homeowners suffering a casualty loss for 48 hours after such an event.



Lien and Bond Law Changes Go Into Effect October 1.

 Your Construction Law Firm is proud to bring you a detailed decription of the changes to Florida's lien and bond laws going into effect October 1, 2012.


Your Construction Law Firm Continues Its Industry Outreach.

Your Construction Law Firm is proud to announce that Larry R. Leiby of the firm will be taking part in the following upcoming seminar presentations:

Effective Advocacy in Arbitration - September 21, 2012 at the Florida Bar Convention in Orlando Florida.

How to Effectively Represent a Client in Mediation - October 5, 2012 at the Broward County Bar Association Office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Update on Construction Law - Legisltation and Case Law - October 24, 2012 at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida.


For more information, please contact Your Construction Law Firm.  

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In This Issue
Lessor Liability for Liens Increased
Public Adjusters Win Major Ruling!
Lien and Bond Law Changes Going into Effect October 1

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