Settling Construction Disputes
As a contractor, you have a 1 in 4 chance that a lawsuit will be filed against you.
4 Required Construction Contract Disclosures
There are four very specific disclosures that may be required by the law to be in...
Fastening and Finishing PVC Trim
The best ways to get the most out of this popular material.
No Written Change Order?
Your contract requires written change orders, but for some reason you don't get one in writing. Can you still get paid?
Why Use a 'Time Is of the Essence' Provision in Contracts?
Most construction projects have a specific time frame, and if completion is delayed, they look to the contract for recourse.
Settling With All the Right Parties
If you have to settle out of court, be sure you cover all your bases.
Paid in Full?
What to do when the scope of work changes and the customer disputes your claim for full payment.
How to Conduct a Job Start Review
If you work with employees or subs, you need to be clear about what, exactly, the...
Correcting Construction Contracts
Can a mistake related to a contract be corrected? It depends on who makes the error and how it affects the agreement.
Requirements for Filing a Lien
Attorney Patrick Barthet clarifies the requirements for filing a mechanic's lien based on a recent court case.