Fort Worth, Texas Construction Law Services
Texas has some of the fastest growing communities in the nation. According to a 2016 article by Forbes, Texas hosts two of the top five growing cities in the US. Austin sits at number 1 and Dallas at number 3. In North Texas, the I-35, I-20, I-45 and I-30 corridors combined with the toll roads and highways has the North Texas metroplex situated for even more rapid growth. The demand for both residential and commercial construction is high and some Texas contractors are even looking for laborers in neighboring states. What does this mean for you? Due to all of the infrastructure changes, you may inevitably be dealing with construction in your life.
As the owner, you want to ensure that your contractors, sub-contractors, and material suppliers are reliable. You want deadlines to be met, and your contractors to furnish a finished product in a good and workmanlike manner. But what are your options pre-contract, during the contract, post-contract and even in an instance of a breach of contract? These are important matters to which only a qualified Texas Construction Lawyer can provide advice.
As the contractor, you want to be sure you get paid and that your client is satisfied. All too often, owner’s make change orders and specifications they later cannot pay. Likewise, general contractors underbid projects to get the job then later fail to pay, in full, their sub-contractors and materialmen. If you’re a contractor and reading this, odds are it has happened to you. There are ways you can protect against this as a contractor. Your collection rate should be at 100%. With a good contract and proper utilization of statutory, constitutional and contractual liens, you should be getting paid. The firm speaks with so many contractors who fail to take that hardline approach. The firm wants to sit down with you and discuss options that will make your business more efficient and make you more money.
Both Contractors and Owners have valuable legal options to ensure the contract gets completed and all parties get paid. These resources vary based upon the type of construction project including whether it is private or public, residential or commercial, among other things. If your visiting this page, it’s time to get the results you want. Don’t let your construction project become a lawsuit. Look into your options and prepare for potential problems before they occur. A little foresight can save you a lot of money and avoid the hassle of legal fees and disputes that could perpetually go on for years. Likewise, considering pre-litigation dispute resolutions could also save significant amounts of money. At the end of the day, you may need a Texas Construction Lawyer to file a lawsuit on your behalf. Whatever your situation, this firm can provide you the reliable legal representation you need on your team.
The Masteller Law Firm provides various Texas Construction Law services including, but not limited to:
- Contract Creation and Negotiations
- Claims and Disputes
- Payment Bonds
- Delayed Construction Relief and
- Dispute Resolution
Set up a consultation with our law firm today to prepare you for tomorrow.