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Lien Filing Period Not Extended By Subsequent Work Liens; Changes-constructive

Monday, May 03, 2004 01:00 pm

 
Lien Filing Period Not Extended By Subsequent Work Liens; Changes-constructive

A Kansas court has ruled that extra work a subcontractor performed at the request of the project owner after certification of completion did not extend the lien filing period. The work was characterized as either "gratuitous' or "incidental.'

Crème de la Crème (Kansas), Inc. awarded a contract to R & R International, Inc. for construction of a new daycare facility. R & R subcontracted the electrical work to Alpine Electrical Construction, Inc.

Alpine performed the work, received progress payments, and then submitted a request for final payment. The request, submitted on September 20, was accompanied by a certification that the elect [...]

 
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