Joint checks are a useful tool in the construction industry to give owners and prime contractors peace of mind that lower-tier subcontractors or suppliers are being paid and potential lien claims are avoided. But joint check agreements and the subsequent actions can result in unintended consequences and liability. In my recent article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, I outline several important considerations for drafting joint check agreements. Read the full article here.
“Key Aspects of Joint Check Agreements” was originally published by the Daily Journal of Commerce on January 15, 2016.