Florida Construction Contract Lawyer
Drafting, Negotiating & Administering Construction Contracts
A good contract can help you prevent disputes and protect you when conflicts do come up. Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. represents Florida construction project participants in contract drafting, negotiation and administration, ensuring our clients’ rights are protected, their interests are represented, and each party’s responsibilities are clearly outlined. Our Florida construction contract lawyers are familiar with contracts that are commonly used in the construction industry, and the Florida and federal laws that impact their strength and validity. We have also handled many unique construction contract matters, successfully identifying ways to achieve our clients’ objectives through contract law, or by invalidating a disadvantageous contract. You can count on us to be creative, insightful, and practical when handling your contract-related concerns.
Skilled Construction Contract Drafting & Negotiation Attorneys
Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. has extensive experience advising and representing owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and equipment rental companies in the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts, purchase orders, rental agreements, and other forms of construction documentation. Unlike many attorneys who do not practice construction law exclusively, we are intimately familiar with the various notice requirements, which, under Florida Law, must be included within certain construction contracts, and we have the means to evaluate the enforceability of key clauses in construction contracts, such as:
- Indemnity obligations
- Pay when paid issues
- No damage for delay issues
- Liquidated damages
- Arbitration and mediation agreements
Our experience with drafting and negotiating construction contracts ranges from those for small office build-outs and residential projects to commercial projects ranging in value of more than $70 million. Wherever you fall on that spectrum, Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. can help you. We encourage our clients to allow us to provide legal counsel at the earliest stages of a construction project through completion. In this manner, we maximize ease of transactions while minimizing the possibility of holdups, lost profits, and disputes.
Cost-Effective Contract Administration
In addition to having extensive experience drafting and negotiating construction contracts, Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. provides cost-effective contract administration as well as risk assessment and risk management services. Our attorneys regularly conduct interim reviews of project status and offer counseling related to the interpretation of construction documents, including releases and statements of account and key construction contract clauses, such as those involving indemnification, payment, change orders, differing site conditions, delay, and termination. We can help you facilitate and enforce the terms of your construction contracts.
Speak with an Experienced Florida Construction Contract Lawyer Today
Before signing your name to any construction contract, you are wise to seek the advice and guidance of an experienced construction contract attorney. A poorly drafted, incomplete, or one-sided agreement can prove costly in more ways than one, from project delays to litigation. In South Florida, contact the construction law attorneys at Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. From our office in Jupiter, we represent clients throughout the state.