Flores Ryan, LLP

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Stop Payment Notice Attorneys


In California, stop payment notices can be issued on public and private projects alike anytime payment is overdue. These notices serve to put the project owner and lender on notice that the noticing party has not been paid. Further, a stop payment notice requires the recipient of the notice to withhold 150% of the amount included in the notice in order to secure the unpaid party.

The stop payment notice attorneys at Flores Ryan, LLP have expertise in every aspect of California stop payment notice procedures, deadlines, and law. We provide the legal expertise to ensure that stop payment notices are enforceable.  Our extensive experience in payment disputes including stop payment notices allows us to advance claims strategically to maximize the likelihood of a rapid and substantial recovery. 


Stop Payment Notice Chain Construction
Stop Payment Notice Deadlines

An overview the deadlines applicable to sending and enforcing stop payment notice.

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Establishing Breach Of Contract: You’ve Got To Prove It!

This article will discuss how to establish breach of contract, what qualifies as a legally sound breach of contract claim, and finally other possible recovery methods.

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Maintaining A California Contractors License In Good Standing

This article will cover the elements all contractors must pay attention to in order to ensure that their contractors license is properly maintained.

Construction question: Mechanic's Lien, Stop Payment Notice, Or Bond Claim?
Mechanic's lien, Stop Payment Notice, or Bond Claim?

A comparison of statutory payment remedies and when some or all should be employed.