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What Are the Public Works Contract Laws for 2017?

August 8th, 2017|Construction Law|

If your construction company is involved in public works and relies on public works contracts, you need to do what’s best for your business and keep yourself updated with the newest public works contract laws.

You need to familiarize yourself with your legal obligations and understand exactly what you are getting yourself into because you could lose a lot of money if you do not do everything according to your contract and the various laws that control your particular work.  Here are some 2017 laws that you need to be aware […]

Learn to Fly: Drones in Construction

June 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Have you been looking to modernize your construction company and bring it into the future? Here is how you can make your company FLY: Use Drones!

Construction companies are using drones creatively. One apparent use for construction is getting an aerial view of the job site to help surveyors, earthmovers and project managers with a better view of materials, equipment and workers in real time.

By analyzing drone imagery, companies are optimizing grading plans, streamlining operations, and identifying critical differences between as-designed and as-built site plans and […]

LLCs and Corporations: Similarities and Differences

May 9th, 2017|Business Law|

You hear so much about corporations and LLCs but do you know when you should have one, and what are the similarities and differences between these under California Law?

When Should You Have A Corporation Or LLC:
The answer is when you need to protect your personal assets from business debts. So if you have a home, investments and other assets but are running your business as a Sole Proprietorship or a Partnership, you are risking that any creditors of the business will come after your personal assets. This is […]

What Is A Warranty And How Can You Limit It?

May 1st, 2017|Business Law, Uncategorized|

A warranty is a statement made by one party to another party on which the other party can rely. A guarantee is different because it is a promise to pay for the debt of someone else. Most people and contracts mix these two terms.

Most, if not all, construction contracts contain warranties. Examples of express warranties routinely included in construction contracts are:
• A warranty that work will be performed in a good and workmanlike manner;
• A warranty that materials will be new and of good quality; and
• A warranty that the […]