Harvey's Aftermath: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Texas Lien and Bond Claims

        
  
     
Legal Area:        Business Civil Litigation Real Estate Real Property Family Bankruptcy Banking
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $20.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        01/31/2020
Information:        
  

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **


Hurricane Harvey of 2017 tied with 2005's Hurricane Katrina as the costliest tropical cyclone on record, inflicting $125 billion in damage. Hurricane Harvey caused catastrophic flooding in the Houston community and surrounding areas, wreaking massive damage to well over half a million residential and commercial properties. Now more than ever, it is important for every attorney to have a basic understanding of construction liens and bonds. This seminar will provide you with the pertinent information necessary for both commercial and residential construction lien and bond claims. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on April 6, 2018.



Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Texas Lien and Bonds

  • Checklist

  • "Sham Contract"?

  • Original Contractor's Liens

  • Subcontractor / Supplier Lien

  • Lien Deadline Summary

  • Enforcement of a Lien

  • Residential Mechanic's Lien Checklist

  • Constitutional Lien

  • Attorneys Fees for Liens & Lien Waivers

  • Clearing a "Bad" Lien & Construction Defects


  • Speaker: Joshua W. Mermis, who is an attorney with the firm of West Mermis, PLLC. ┬áMore information may be found on his firm's website.




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    This course is approved for credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238) and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648). In addition, regular CLE credits for this course may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA. Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation information.


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