How to Make a Claim on your Homeowner’s Insurance Policy

Recent, heavy storms here in the Pacific Northwest, with more wet and windy weather in the forecast, means that many homeowners will likely suffer property damage that may be covered under their homeowner’s policy.  Here are some tips and a video to help you decide whether to make a claim, and some words of warning…

Lien Against Home

What to do if someone puts a lien against my house?

There are several different types of liens that may be recorded against your home. These include, but are not limited to, the following: Tax Lien – The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or the county where your home is located may place a lien against your property for unpaid income tax or property tax. Mechanic’s Lien…

How does a lien release work?

  Virtually all states provide that contractors, laborers, material suppliers, equipment lessors, architects and other design professionals can protect their investment by recording a claim of lien for unpaid wages, materials or services.  Notwithstanding these rights, sub-trades must of course comply with state specific guidelines in order to have and maintain a valid lien claim. However, assuming that…

Dave von Beck quoted in Seattle Times Article: “Bothell homebuilder/council member under fire in dual roles”

In February, frustrated by the lack of progress on making repairs to her home, Manuchehri hired prominent Seattle lawyer Dave von Beck, who specializes in construction-defect litigation. Last year, von Beck successfully sued California-based Shea Homes for failing to adequately waterproof hundreds of homes at Trilogy at Redmond Ridge. He called it “very unusual” to…

Levy – von Beck & Associates has been named Construction Law Firm of the Year – 2016 by Corporate LiveWire Global Awards

The 2016 awards honor firms that have demonstrated excellence in their field.  “This year saw unprecedented number of nominations,” according to Corporate LiveWire, “providing strong competition in every category, and the judging panel had the unenviable task of selecting those firms, teams & individuals most worthy of an award.”  Other notable winners in their respective…