Welcome to page two of our
series devoted to lien waivers / lien releases and which lien waiver
/ lien release to use when...
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Construction Lien Waivers - #2 Unconditional
Waiver Upon Progress
After you've received payment for your "thru January 31"
invoice, and after that payment has cleared
your customer's bank account, you'll need to give your customer an
" Unconditional Waiver
and Lien Release Upon Progress Payment " ( aka " lien
waiver #2 " ) form.
As is the case with the #1 lien waiver, this #2
lien waiver will contain your customer's name, the job title
and location, the dollar amount paid and the "released thru
date". [To learn about "release
thru dates", please visit our page on the " #1
lien waiver "]
Provided you've been paid 100% of your January invoice, the "released
thru date" on your #2
release would be January 31, the same as the "thru date"
you entered on the #1 release for this invoice/payment.
Do NOT give this #2
lien waiver to your customer until you are certain
that his check has cleared both his and your bank accounts. It's
said that there are laws in place to protect you if your customer's
check bounces after you've issued your release, but why risk having
to go to court to get your rightful due? Don't
give your customer that release until the check has cleared the
When billing on a project that is going to last longer than two
or more months, you'll want to repeat the process outlined on our
release #1 page as
well as the process outlined on this page, for each invoice except
the final one.
When it's time to submit that final invoice, you'll use the #3
release , instead of the #1 release that is used on progress
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