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Do You Need a Construction Lawyer?

Do You Need a Construction Lawyer? There are a large number of restrictions and hazards that you need to know about when working in construction, so teaming up with an experienced and knowledgeable construction attorney can help you steer through these issues. What Does a Construction Attorney Do? Construction attorneys handle a broad range of [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do You Need a Construction Lawyer?

Types of Construction Defects

Types of Construction Defects Confused about construction defects? The following guide will run you through the various types, common problems, and whether you need to seek legal counsel. A construction defect can result from flaws in the product itself, how something is installed, designed, maintained, or operated. Some construction defects can be seen immediately, such [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Construction Defects|Comments Off on Types of Construction Defects

CUSTOM HOME BUILDING – PART 8: DETERMINE WHAT TYPE OF CONTRACT

CUSTOM HOME BUILDING - PART 8: DETERMINE WHAT TYPE OF CONTRACT YOU ARE ENTERING INTO In residential construction there are typically two different types of contracts with builders - fixed price (sometimes also called “lump sum”), or alternatively, “cost plus”, contracts. Understanding what type of construction contract your builder is proposing should facilitate the construction [...]

By | August 17th, 2017|Consumer Law|Comments Off on CUSTOM HOME BUILDING – PART 8: DETERMINE WHAT TYPE OF CONTRACT

Housing and Construction Defects Law

Housing and Construction Defects Law Purchasing a new home is usually the costliest long-term investment a person will make during their lifetime. Therefore, it’s vital that you know when you can seek out legal action for construction defects. The most positive outcome when you encounter a problem would be just to contact the contractor or [...]

By | July 31st, 2017|Construction Defects|Comments Off on Housing and Construction Defects Law

CUSTOM HOME BUILDING – STRICTLY ADHERE TO THE CHANGE ORDER PROCEDURE

CUSTOM HOME BUILDING - PART 7 STRICTLY ADHERE TO THE CHANGE ORDER PROCEDURE Most construction contracts indicate that if a change occurs after the initial contract is signed the owner and contractor will sign a written change order documenting the type of change and the amount of increase or decrease in the contract price associated [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Construction Defects, Uncategorized|Comments Off on CUSTOM HOME BUILDING – STRICTLY ADHERE TO THE CHANGE ORDER PROCEDURE

Construction defect laws FAQ

Construction defect laws FAQ We often find that people are a little confused when it comes to construction defect laws. The common feeling amongst our clients is that everything reads like small print; in other words, confusion abound. The following FAQ seeks to add a little clarity to some of your most common questions. What [...]

By | March 5th, 2017|Construction Defects, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Construction defect laws FAQ

WHAT IS A DRAW SCHEDULE, AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

WHAT IS A DRAW SCHEDULE, AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? In many custom projects the draw schedule governs when your builder will receive a certain sum of money, generally called a “draw”, at various stages during the project. The draw schedule is important because an accurate description of these milestones may promote your goal of [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|Consumer Law, Legal|Comments Off on WHAT IS A DRAW SCHEDULE, AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

San Antonio Hail Stats

San Antonio Hail Stats Tuesday night's hailstorm on the 12th of April was pretty devastating. For San Antonio residents, this is not the first time they have experienced severe weather conditions. In 2001, a storm caused a massive $120 million in hail damage when hailstones of 4, or even 5 and a half inches, were [...]

By | April 20th, 2016|Consumer Law|Comments Off on San Antonio Hail Stats