Construction Law: What Contractors, Subs, and Suppliers

Construction law is an amalgamation of many different legal fields, including contract law, finance, real estate, bankruptcy, administrative, employment, environmental, insurance, and regulatory, just to name a few. Despite this seemingly haphazard grouping of different legal fields, construction law

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Top 10 Construction Law Firms in America

(3 days ago) Holland & Knight LLP – 31 West 52nd Street, 12th Floor, New York, NY. This is the largest construction law firm on the list. There are 25 offices …

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2021 Law Changes: What Affects California Residential

(2 days ago) Under the new law, there’s an additional provision that needs to be included. If the home improvement contract is with an owner who is a “senior citizen” (meaning 65 years or older) the contract must include a “5 …

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Construction Lawsuit: The Process & Cost of Suing for …

(9 days ago) Founded in 2006, The Cromeens Law Firm, PLLC, is an established, full-service, law firm serving clients across the state of Texas from offices in Houston and San Antonio. Ask an expert for free Check out our payment experts

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What Does a Construction Lawyer Do (And When Do You …

(Just Now) Construction law lawyers assist a wide variety of clients — anyone who touches the process of construction may need a construction attorney at some time or another. They represent large companies, individual workers, property owners, and sureties. There are a ton of different reasons these lawyers might be needed, but workmanship issues …

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New Mexico Mechanics Liens: Everything You Need to …

(5 days ago) The provisions of the New Mexico statutes that permit the filing of mechanics liens and materialman’s liens can be found in New Mexico’s Construction Lien Law, N.M.S.A. § 48-2-1 et. seq. The full text of the New Mexico Construction Lien Law is provided below, and has been updated as of 2011.

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Best Practices For Sending California Preliminary Notice

(1 days ago) Recognized by New Orleans City Business as an “Innovator of the Year” and part of their “Leadership in Law Hall of Fame,” Scott has been on the Silicon Bayou 100 list every year since 2014, is a winner of Idea Village & Jim Coulter’s IDEAPitch, is the ACG’s reigning Emerging Growth Company, and a Junior Achievement Rising Star.

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Washington, D.C. Mechanics Lien Rules, Requirements + …

(8 days ago) Washington DC law requires that the claimant send a copy of the lien filing to the property owner within 5 business days after it was recorded. The copy must be sent by certified mail to the owner’s current address or, if not available in the local public records, to the owner’s last known address.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Federal Contractors

(4 days ago) Alex is originally from South Florida but has called New Orleans home since 2003. He graduated from Loyola University College of Law and went on to get a master's degree in intellectual property and Internet law from the University of Alicante in Spain. Since then his practice mainly focused on contracts, business law, and IP.

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Tennessee Updates Construction Rules: Notices, …

(2 days ago) Tennessee Enacts New Notice, Retainage, and Prompt Payment Rules. Tennessee passed new legislation in June 2020 which made some pretty serious changes to the state’s construction payment laws, affecting rules for notices, retainage, and prompt payment. Perhaps most importantly, the state changed the Notice to Owner rules quite a bit.

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Illinois Introduces Retainage Laws and Caps Retention at 10%

(4 days ago) For another angle on these regulations, the National Law Review has a great article. This is an incredibly short statute – merely 4 sentences long. It reads, in full: “No construction contract may permit the withholding of retainage from any payment in excess of the amounts permitted in this Section.

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Ohio Prompt Payment Law

(5 days ago) Once the public entity has received a proper request for payment from the prime contractor, Ohio’s prompt pay law requires payment within 30 days of receipt, unless the contract states otherwise. As far as all other payments on public works projects the same deadlines as private projects applies.

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Construction Payment Legal Questions & Lawyers' Answers

(8 days ago) Levelset Community. Connect with other construction credit professionals & find answers to your toughest credit questions. Find answers to your legal questions, answered by top construction attorneys. Search and contact top-rated law firms in your area. Browse construction payment professionals by role and location.

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What is Privity of Contract

(6 days ago) Agency law allows an individual to confer rights onto another person to act on their behalf. This means that if you wanted to file a claim for breach of contract with a property owner, under a contract signed by their agent, this is still allowed. This is because the individual is acting on behalf of the property owner.

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Nevada Prompt Payment Rules, Requirements & FAQs

(7 days ago) Nevada law states that progress payments from the public agency are due to the prime contractor within 30 days of the agency’s receipt of a request for payment. Final payments to the prime contractor are due within 30 days of occupancy, use, or notice of completion of the project; whichever is earlier.

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Texas Lien Waiver Law: Strict Forms & Exceptions

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Breach of Contract Explained for Construction Contractors

(9 days ago) A contract is an agreement between two or more parties to do something, usually in exchange for payment (or other types of consideration). There must be an offer, an acceptance, consideration, and a mutual understanding that the parties intend to be bound by the terms of the contract. Now onto “breach of contract.”.

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Maryland Retainage Laws

(9 days ago) Maryland law does not provide any special notice to recover retainage. Sending a prompt payment demand letter or a notice of intent to lien is a good place to start. Note, however, that such claims may have their own notice requirements to recover payment.

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New Jersey Prompt Payment Law

(1 days ago) New Jersey’s prompt payment provisions cover both private and public projects. The provisions can be found in N.J. Stat. §§2A:30A-1, 2A-30A-2, and 40A:11-16.2. These statutes govern the timing of payments on all construction projects, and impose penalties for late payment in …

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