Don’t Get Frozen Out From Collecting The Debt You Are Owed

Collections Attorney Thomas Maccari Boca Raton

Don’t Get Frozen Out From Collecting The Debt You Are Owed

While the rest of the nation is starting to feel the ‘change of the season’ and cooler temperatures, now is a great time to warm up those that owe you or your company money to paying those outstanding debts.

The Law Firm of Thomas J. Maccari, PA in Boca Raton has been serving those owed money in the State of Florida for over 20 years. We combine the latest technology with our 20+ years of experience to ensure you receive superior representation and superior results in collecting your outstanding debts.

Find out how we can provide you with the highest debt collection rates at an affordable cost. While we have expertise in the collection of debts in the construction, insurance, retail, restaurant and plumbing industries, our experience is not limited to those industries.

Find out how we can assist you in your debt collection needs. Request a consultation today by filling out the form on our Contact Us page or give  us a call at 561-982-9772. We are here to help you with all your commercial collections, lien enforcement and civil litigation needs.

Why Choose Attorney Thomas J Maccari, PA?

When it comes to collecting a commercial  that is owed to your South Florida company, there are a lot of collection agencies to choose from. To insure you get the best legal representation and to give you the highest probability of collecting that debt, choose a reputable collection attorney. Having a lawyer handle your collections gives you an increased probability of success.

At Thomas J. Maccari, PA, we combine the latest technology with our 20+ years of experience as a bonded collections lawyer in the state of Florida. This offers you superior representation and superior results. We understand the unique aspects of corporate collections in Florida and as such, can offer

you an insider’s advantage and useful tips that you wouldn’t normally enjoy with a standard collection agency.

Whether you need assistance with commercial and corporate debt collection services, lien #enforcement or need help with civil litigation, our law offices are your go to solution in Florida. Give us a call at 561-982-9772 to find out how we can provide the best solutions to your collection issues and give you the best possible results in the quickest possible time frame.

Mechanic’s Liens Bonds Explained

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Mechanic’s Liens Bonds Explained

The Florida construction industry continues to flourish even in this rapidly changing world, but the industry remains fluid. Projects can be started, delayed, and even cancelled midstream without warning.

For this reason, contractors, sub-contractors and materialmen must be versatile enough to handle the changing conditions but savvy enough to protect their investments in the midst of turmoil.

Likewise, general contractors and owners will sometimes “bond-off” a project to protect the integrity of the title to the subject property.

One measure of protection in the construction process for general contractors is the establishment of a mechanic’s lien bond at the onset of a major project.

What is a Mechanic’s Lien Bond?

A mechanic’s lien is essentially an insurance protection for sub-contractors and materialmen while a bond can be seen as protection for the owners and general contractors. Mechanic’s lien bonds provide the safety net that owners may require for new ventures or when there is a dispute regarding payment of a construction project.
A large number of major construction projects in the United States remain unfinished each year (even more in South Florida ) due to cost issues such as lack of funding or loss of investor backing. The bonding process is a way to ensure that contractors will receive their payment in the event that a project is unfinished or when general contractors remain unpaid.

Protecting your right to make a claim on the Bond

Generally speaking in Florida a mechanic’s lien bond is recorded by the contractor on the property where payment is in question. There are a few steps that must be done in order to protect your right to make a claim on the bond and deadlines must be met for each step.

A qualified law firm can assist with the process, since it is important to get the notices done and served appropriately and with the correct parties. Large construction projects generally have a property owner, a project management firm, and a general contractor. If the notices do not get to the right place the first time, payment could be delayed or even worse, not made at all.. The steps in making a claim on a mechanic’s lien bond may look like this:

  • Advise owner of intent to file lien or make a claim on the bond
  • Serve official notice to owner/ notice to contractor
  • Record a claim of lien and/or serve a notice of non-payment
  • Serve notice of deed claim to owner

We hope this information was helpful. If you find yourself in need of assistance with a mechanic’s lien bond, lien placement or enforcement or a related judgment, we can help. Please contact the Law Office of Thomas J. Maccari, P.A. today!

COLLECTING FROM INSURANCE COMPANIES IN FLORIDA

Collecting Debts From Insurance Companies

Many businesses struggle with the lengthy and cumbersome process of claiming of money from insurance companies in Florida due to many of Florida’s legal requirements. We’d like to share the three practices that are helpful for greater success in claiming your hard-earned money:

  • Understanding the industry
  • Persistence and consistent follow up
  • Direct communication

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Winter in Florida…A Great Time to Collect What is Owed You

Well, winter is finally here in South Florida. A time to enjoy perfect weather, family, and friends. Dining out along the sidewalks of Naples, Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and of course South Beach, what could be better? The masses come south from the frigid north and spend their money. This is the time to aggressively pursue collections if you are owed money from a business in Florida. This is the time when restaurants, clothing retailers, tourist shops, and just about every business in Florida makes the majority of their profit for the year. (more…)

Advantages of Using Lawyer for Commercial Collections

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Commercial Debt Collection: A Look at the Benefits of Using an Attorney

As a Florida business owner, whether big or small, seeking payment on a commercial debt can be a frustrating and time consuming affair, especially if you opt to do it yourself. Here is a look at what the process of debt collection entails and why you might consider utilizing the services of a collections lawyer rather than doing it yourself. (more…)

Commercial collections for the construction industry in Florida

Over the years many contractors, materialmen, sub-contractors and vendors have expressed to me their frustration in attempting to collect for labor services or materials provided on a job when a job “goes bad”. Being the seasonal and transient state that Florida is, many owners and developers simply start projects that just can’t finish. The money dries up and the ones left holding the bag are usually the sub-contractors, materialmen and laborers who provided the blood, sweat, and materials in order to build out the project. (more…)

About Thomas J. Maccari, P.A

My name is Tom Maccari of the law firm of Thomas J. Maccari, P.A. Thomas J. Maccari, P.A. is a law firm founded in 1996 as a practice devoted mainly to commercial collections. Over the years, we have expanded our practice to include handling collections for manufacturer, distributor, and vendor debt, insurance debt, financial merchant services debt, transportation, logistics and collection of foreign judgments. We now handle all types of civil litigation and have extensive experience with lien placement and enforcement and offer vast array of business services. (more…)

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TESTIMONIALS
  • Carlos Ballbe’,  BALLBÉ & ASSOCIATES, INC.

    “Tom, I must say that you have proven to me that no collection is impossible. I never thought that some of these cases we placed with you would amount to anything. (more…)

    Carlos Ballbe’, BALLBÉ & ASSOCIATES, INC.
  • Tim Lewis, President, Lewis Rental Properties, Inc.

    “Tom, your staff and yourself have shown over the years that you will go above and beyond in order to resolve the many legal and collection issues our companies have faced. (more…)

    Tim Lewis, President, Lewis Rental Properties, Inc.
  • Bruce Young, Parts Director, Delray Motors Inc.

    “Tom Maccari has been handling some of our most difficult collections and has been successful in collecting a majority of the cases referred to him. (more…)

    Bruce Young, Parts Director, Delray Motors Inc.
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