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NEW LAWS FOR CONTRACTORS IN 2021

Below are some highlights of new laws for contractors taking effect in 2021 courtesy of the California Contractor’s License Board. A.B. 2471:  Extends the right to cancel contracts for persons 65 years of age or older from three business days…
Lanak & Hanna
December 16, 2020
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NEW LAWS FOR BUSINESSES 2021

January signals the start of another year and another new set of laws for California residents.  Below are some highlights of new laws taking effect in 2021. Assembly Bill 5 (Independent Contractors)  A.B. 5 was the groundbreaking 2020 law that…
Lanak & Hanna
December 14, 2020
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Release Bonds: What Are They Good For?

By California statute, those who provide labor, services, equipment, and materials to a construction project are entitled to record a mechanic's lien or serve a stop payment notice. A mechanic's lien affects the owner by "attaching" to the real property…
Lanak & Hanna
December 20, 2018