CALIFORNIA CONTRACTORS, SUBCONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS & PROPERTY OWNERS:
Protecting your right to payment can make the difference between success and failure as a contractor. Train yourself and your staff to properly follow the rules of Preliminary Notices, Mechanics Liens, Stop Payment Notices, Bond Claims and other construction claim remedies.
William L. Porter
Founder & President, Applied Legal
Specializing in Construction Law and Labor and Employment Law in Sacramento Mr. Porter has practiced construction law for more than 25 years in private, state and federal construction claims before state and federal courts. He regularly represents contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, developers and owners in complex multi-party construction litigation. It is through this experience that Mr. Porter has gained a desire to help hardworking people protect themselves by simplifying a complex legal environment and providing the tools and knowledge to put the law on their side. Mr. Porter regularly contributes to legislation on behalf of the construction industry, including most recently as Chair of a statewide committee of construction attorneys who rewrote those construction laws which became Senate Bill 189 and now can be found in California Civil Code sections 8000 to 9566. > READ MORE
Why Applied Legal?
Applied Legal instruction is created and presented by a team of licensed attorneys with more than 25 years of California construction law experience. Learn the foundation of Mechanics Liens, Preliminary Notices, Payment Bond Claims and other valuable tools that will help you protect yourself and your business.
What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You
Getting paid on time or not at all could come down to how and when you filled out the correct form. Applied Legal explains the law and puts the power of knowledge on your side.
Collection Since 1990, Bill Porter of Porter Law Group, has represented more than 1000 construction clients in court, arbitration, mediation and negotiation and has received favorable outcomes in 90% of these cases. Long Subcontractor
History Bill Porter was Chair of a statewide committee of construction attorneys who rewrote the construction laws which became California Civil Code Sections 8000 to 9566, the most important construction payment provisions under California Law. Forefront of
Litigation Applied Legal was created to educate contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers to minimize the exposure and severe consequences of failure to properly prepare for inevitable construction collection claims.
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