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  • Alaska Contrator Lien -- How Long Does it Last and How to Collect

    Contractors Lien: How Long Does the Lien Provide Protection? (Alaska Stat. 34.35.080) a. The lien only lasts 6 months from the date of recording unless you file a suit or file an extension within the original 6 months that refers to the prior recorded lien notice by date, book, p...

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  • Alaska Notice of Completion Affects Contractor Lien Deadlines

    Contractors need to Watch Our for: The Notice of Completion. (Alaska Stat. 34.35.071) a. The owner should give at least five days notice to claimants that have given a notice of right to lien or stop-lending notice to the owner and at least ten days notice to the lender. b. The ...

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  • Preparing Your Alaska Contractor's Lien Claim

    What has to be in the Contractors Lien Claim. (Alaska Stat. 34.35.070). a. The lien must be verified by oath of the claimant or person having knowledge of the facts and state: (1). the legal description of the real property subject to the lien; (2) the name of the owner; (3) the ...

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  • How Soon Must You File a Contractor Lien in Alaska

    How soon must the Contractor claim their lien? (Alaska Stat. 34.35.068). a. If the owner does not record a notice of completion, the lien claim must be recorded not later than120days after the claimant completes: (1) the contract; or (2) ceases to furnish labor, material, servic...

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  • Alaska Contractor's Notice of Right to Lien

    What is the Contractors Notice of Right to Lien. (Alaska Stat. 34.35.064). a. The notice of right to lien must be given in writing to the owner before commencing work under the contract. If you give this notice then the owner bears the burden of proving that they did not know of...

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  • Stop Lending Notices in Alaska

    The Stop-Lending Notice. (Alaska Stat. 34.35.062) a. If you are entitled to a lien and your bill is past due, you may issue the lender a Stop-Lending notice. The notice must concurrently be given to the owner and each prime contractor with whom or through whom you have contracted...

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  • What Property Is Subject to an Alaska Contractor's Lien

    What land is subject to the Contractors Lien? (Alaska Stat. 34.35.055) The land upon which a building or other improvement described above, together with a convenient space about the building or improvement as is required for the convenient use of the property. If the person own...

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  • Who Can File an Alaska Mechanic's and Material-men Liens

    Who can claim a Contractors Lien? (Alaska Stat. 34.35.050) Those performing labor on real property at the request of the owner or the agent of the owner for the construction, alteration or repair of a building or improvement. The trustee of an employee benefit trust for the bene...

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  • Alaska Rules Regarding Equitable Distribution of Marital Property

    There are three basic steps in the equitable division of marital assets in Alaska: (1) identifying the property available for distribution, (2) determining property value, and (3) dividing property equitably. See Doyle v. Doyle, 815 P.2d 366, 368 (Alaska 1991) (citingMoffitt v. M...

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  • Reasons to create a company

    People often wait to create a formal corporation or limited liability company until they believe the concept is viable or fund-able.  At some point companies that get big tend to have been formalized as a company.  Several reasons exist for taking the step to incorporate.

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