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Terminating A Construction Contract

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Agreeing to the terms of a construction contract brings with it rights as well as responsibilities. Each party has something to do, and each party must provide something to the other party as well. As is usual, when the contract is signed, there is no indication that anything negative will happen. In fact, the… Read More »

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Knowing When to Execute a Construction Lien

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Construction projects proceed reasonably smoothly.  Typically, the contractor acts in a coordinating role, ensuring that each step of the project begins as the previous step is completed to minimize delay and inefficiency.  Each party involved has a role in the project – from subcontractors who must work efficiently in their specialty when called upon,… Read More »

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Convenience Termination Clauses in Construction Contracts

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Many property owners, after they have settled on a bid for a construction project, utilize a standard construction contract to establish the rights and responsibilities of each party. While many property owners may simply reuse a contract from a previous project, each project has its own issues and nuances and, as such, it is… Read More »

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Combating Claims of Breach of Contract

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

After all the negotiations and the commencement of a construction project, feelings between both parties are typically at a high point. The construction company knows it has just signed a deal that will make money, and the contractee knows they have just taken the first step to meet a need. In a perfect world,… Read More »

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Defects in New Construction

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Owning a home is the ultimate American dream. Some, choose to purchase a recently-built home, referred to as “new construction.” When purchasing new construction, homeowners will typically have the ability to select various amenities in the home, such as cabinetry, hardware, fixtures, etc. Further, the homeowner will work with the builder to select these… Read More »

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Ensuring Payment for Construction Work

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Receiving payment for the completion of a construction contract is, of course, the goal of any company entering into this type of agreement. However, in some cases, the contracting company will decide not to pay for the work performed. This failure or refusal may be due to claims the contractor did not perform the… Read More »

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Conducting a Bid Protest

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

When a construction company participates in a competitive bid, there is an expectation that the bid process will follow a predetermined set of guidelines. This transparency is intended to protect against collusion and corruption, and to ensure a fair process. Nevertheless, evidence may arise showing favoritism in the process. If so, a construction company… Read More »

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Responding To And Preparing For Construction Accidents

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

For as much planning and negotiating that goes in to construction contracts prior to actually beginning construction, such projects nevertheless rarely go according to plan, and there are often delays. While some delays, such as weather-related delays or unforeseen issues with government entities, are unavoidable and must be shouldered by all parties, there is… Read More »

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The Construction Defect Notice and Repair Process

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Facing the possibility of being sued is an unfortunate part of doing business, and those in the construction industry are no exception to this rule. When a person contracts to build or renovate space, the work performed may not be up to par, or the owner may have unrealistic expectations. In either case, the… Read More »

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Do I Have Grounds For A Delay Claim?

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

A modern-day construction project will encounter delays simply because life happens. However, in some cases, a delay will go beyond the standard or expected time frame, and begin to cause real trouble for those involved. While sometimes a delay must simply be borne, there are certain instances in which you may be able to… Read More »

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