Before the plans are drafted and the first shovel hits the ground on any building project, it’s important to enlist the services of a reputable construction attorney. Every contractor wants a smooth process from start to finish, and while you can do your best to minimize any issues, protecting yourself legally is just good business.
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At Total Takeoffs, we can help you navigate the legal elements of your building project by recommending a proven construction attorney in your area. Before you enter into a building contract, consider the possible legal elements that could come up and make the right choice.
Contract Review and Preparation
Before any construction project gets off the ground, it’s important to have an iron-clad contract in place to protect your interests in writing. Building projects can be quite complex and include a variety of different components. All of this important information needs to be clearly stated in the contracts that are signed off. It’s imperative that you know where you stand legally so you aren’t unpleasantly surprised later on. A reputable construction attorney will draft new contracts and review any existing contracts to ensure all the “i’s” are dotted and “t’s” are crossed before you get to work and during each phase of construction.
Dispute and Mediation Resolution
Disputes and problems are a natural part of construction projects, and while they can’t always be avoided, they can be resolved professionally with the help of a good construction attorney. A highly skilled attorney has the experience and knowledge to provide solutions that will keep both parties satisfied without having to go to court for litigation. No two construction disputes are exactly the same.
Some of the disputes a construction lawyer might be asked to resolve or mediate will deal with:
- Contract omissions or mistakes
- Jobsite conditions
- Claims errors
- Professional negligence
- Quality of the finished job
- Conflict over timelines
- Conflict over the types of building materials used
Ask us about how we can help you assess the legal aspects of your construction project and plans in order to prevent conflicts and disputes and make the process run as smoothly and efficiently as possible.
If there is a legal situation that results from a construction project and it ends up going to court, expert witness testimony can be a valuable tool. A construction attorney that has been involved throughout the process can act as an expert witness in a wide range of scenarios, including:
- Accident investigations
- Building code violations
- Forensic investigations
- Worksite safety
- Pricing discrepancies
- Government regulations
- Unfair trade practices
Don’t wait until it’s too late to find a reputable construction attorney for your project. Give us a call today at +1 201 532 0815