Construction contractors, subcontractors, laborers, suppliers and construction professionals in Arizona may file liens for unpaid work. Our construction and real estate attorneys have the experience and skills to resolve any issues and successfully get contractors and other construction professionals paid.

Lien Experts

The experienced construction law attorneys at Murphy Cordier Casale Axel PLC offer proven legal guidance on all facets of recording, perfecting, and enforcing liens. This includes preliminary notice requirements, lien timetables, stop work notices, releases, lien foreclosures, and many payment and collection issues. Our attorneys also conduct pre-foreclosure settlement negotiations and represent contractors and other construction professionals who need help getting paid on a construction project.

Payment Disputes

Once construction is completed, sometimes the toughest part of the project lies ahead: getting paid, including a final payment and the release of retainage. The attorneys at Murphy Cordier Casale Axel PLC are skilled at assisting contractors in collecting payments owed under the construction contract.

We represent general contractors, specialty trade contractors, suppliers and other construction professionals in preparing and recording mechanics’ liens; bonding around mechanics’ liens for general contractors and owners; making claims on public funds for contracts, and demanding payment on bond claims.