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OCIP - Owner Controlled Insurance Programs/Policies - Wrapup

What is an OCIP or WrapUp? Is it better than standard commercial general liability insurance? Read this before agreeing to anything.

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The California preliminary notice - who do you send it to?

The California preliminary notice and conflicting addresses - who should get it?

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California Preliminary Notice and Architectural Fees

California preliminary notice - is it needed to collect architectural fees?

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Preliminary Lien Notice - A service provider

Preliminary Lien Notice - A service provider gives insight to hiring someone to do your prelims

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The California Preliminary Notice and Suppliers

The California preliminary notice is a necessity for suppliers as well. Don't do the notice, don't get paid...

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California Preliminary Notice Signatures - wet or photocopied?

California preliminary notice signatures should always be wet signatures. Photocopied MIGHT be okay but why risk it?

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Preliminary Lien Notice Research Is A Must!

Preliminary lien notice research MUST be done on every project! If you accidentally miss someone in the prelim process, you could lose big.

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Proper construction project management crushes contracting chaos!

Find help for all areas of your construction project management. Extensive and exclusive help & articles keep that chaos away from your construction projects!

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20-Day Preliminary Lien Information for Arizona

20-Day Preliminary Lien - Learn all about Arizona!

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A 20-day preliminary lien notice can save the day and get you paid!

A 20-day preliminary lien notice is a must if you hope to file a lien when you don't get paid on a job. Without it you (usually) legally cannot file a lien.

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Preliminary liens aren't actually liens...

Preliminary liens are what allow you to file a lien later on should you not get paid on a project. The importance of these notices cannot be over-emphasized.

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Mechanics Lien Waiver

What is the mechanics lien waiver? Easy-to-understand explanation here...

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Certified Payroll Forms

Certified Payroll Forms and an In-depth How-to

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New Jersey Payroll Certification for Public Works Projects

New Jersey Payroll Certification for Public Works Projects - fillable form

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Paying Prevailing Wage

Paying Prevailing Wage - Compliance Got You Scared? Click here!

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