Q. What is Construction Law?
A. Construction Law is a legal, problem-solving approach to construction and real estate development issues that emphasizes loss prevention and maximization of profits. Too often clients wait until there are problems with either their builder or their project before seeking legal counsel. A simple, preliminary review of a proposed construction contract, the scope of work specification, or even a second opinion of a feasibility study, prior to initiating a project, can save a client a significant amount of money and grief.
Q. Do you represent only builders or developers?
A. No, my representation includes the interests of a number of participants in the real estate development process. Subcontractors who have been denied payment, due to conflicts between a general contractor and a primary client, have been helped by our services. Homeowners, both individual and associations, have benefitted in seeking relief from construction defects and inadequate construction warranties. Design professionals, architects, and engineers, can have their malpractice claims analyzed as well as prosecute for copyright and trademark infringement.
Q. What about establishing lien rights or filing or removing a lien?
A. Liens are inherently statutory, in nature, and the procedures to follow, in either perfecting or removing a lien, tend to be State specific. It is not possible to give a “one size fits all” type of answer to that question, but I will work with you in helping you establish your rights, by way of the specific statute.