This column will focus on mediation as a process and provide suggestions and recommendations that may assist parties to a dispute with a successful mediation. Download full article.
This article discusses various forms of dispute resolution you may see in a contract. You'll also be provided examples of common dispute resolution contract provisions and learn what to look for next time you review a contract. Download full article.
This article discusses the challenges created by both the pandemic and global market conditions and discusses various approaches contractors can take to mitigate risks and overcome impacts to dollars and time. Download full article.
Most contractors are well aware that Texas law provides for mechanic’s liens under Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code, also known as “statutory liens.” As most are also aware, the statutory lien process is complex and has a slew of notice requirements with stringent deadlines which, if not met, [...]
Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code provides contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers of all tiers lien rights on non-residential projects in Texas. Claiming and perfecting the lien itself to protect the right to payment is a complex process that requires a contractor, subcontractor, or supplier to take certain steps before [...]
When a subcontractor or supplier is not paid for labor or materials provided at a non-public works project, the subcontractor or supplier can file an affidavit for mechanic’s lien to protect and assert its right to payment. Public work and projects, on the other hand, are not subject to mechanic’s [...]
This article will review waiver and and provide tips for how not to get tricked into accidental waiver. Download the full article.
This article will focus on understanding and protecting a contractor's lien rights. Download the full article.
This column, and a short series of columns to follow, will provide information about how to prepare and protect construction companies from nonpayment in advance of a recession. Download the full article.
This article discusses ideas for effectively responding to a competitive sealed proposal. Download the full article.