Written by attorney Alexander Edward Barthet

How to File a Payment Bond Claim in 3 Simple Steps; Notice to Contractor, Nonpayment and Lawsuit

A payment bond secures your right to be paid on a construction project. Instead of a lien on the property, if the job is bonded, your claim exists against that payment bond. How do you know if a job is bonded? Two ways:

  1. A copy of the bond should be posted at the job site;

  2. A copy of the bond

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You surely don't want to squander your claim against a surety bond; that bond is there to guarantee that you can get paid for the work that you do on a particular job. Don't lose that opportunity.

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