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 know familiarize yourself with your legal obligations and understand exactly what you are getting yourself into because [...]
We've already covered the number one reason contractors get sued. Now, let's talk about how to stay in the clear when it comes to your contractor's license. Ever wonder what will happen if by mistake your office person forgets to renew your contractor’s license during an active project? California Law Under California law you would NOT [...]
The Previous Law: The Lease-Lease Back construction law authorizes a school district to lease a school site to a contractor for a token amount (say for example $1), if the lease contract requires the contractor to construct, or provide for the construction of, a building to be used by the school district, so long as [...]
You work hard, get a bid to be accepted as a contractor, do a good job building and still get sued. You ask yourself why. Read on to find out: Number one reason contractors get sued: Payment Disputes: This could be in the context of commercial or residential projects; public or private contracts. Typical scenario: [...]
To protect your business, sometimes all you need is to pay attention to some small details and make minor adjustments. These minor adjustments can save you hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees or sometimes can keep it from going bankrupt because of a law suit. Owners: Do the following. Get conditional lien releases [...]
This blog talks about what a mechanics lien is, how can it be imposed on a property and how a property owner can get rid of it. What It Is California law provides that anytime a contractor, engineer, or architect does work that benefits real property, if that person does not get paid, he or [...]
1. Number one reason contractors get sued: Payment Disputes: This could be in the context of commercial or residential projects; public or private contracts.