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Construction Trust Funds

construction trust funds

Welcome to a comprehensive guide on construction trust funds and why trust is essential in the construction industry. Building projects are complex endeavors that involve multiple stakeholders, including contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and clients. With so many parties involved, it’s crucial to ensure that funds are managed transparently and responsibly. In this guide, we will dive […]

The Termination for Convenience Clause

termination for convenience clause

If your subcontract contains a termination for convenience clause, the general contractor isn’t held to the same standard and can walk away from their obligations to you at any time.

May 2023 on The Quit Getting Screwed Construction Podcast

The Quit Getting Screwed Construction Podcast

In a world filled with complexities and challenges, the Quit Getting Screwed Construction Podcast offers diverse perspectives in a valuable platform for individuals in various industries to gain insights and practical advice. Hosted by Karalynn Cromeens, this podcast covers a wide range of topics—from legal matters to entrepreneurship and real estate investing. Karalynn skillfully guides […]

Why You Need an Up-to-Date Residential Contract

up to date residential contract

We have contractor clients all over the country and one of the first questions we get when we talk about their contracts is, “I am not sure it is up to date.” Now there are a few different ways we consider this question. Let’s look at why it’s important to have an up-to-date residential contract. […]

Why Negotiate Your Commercial Subcontract

negotiate your commercial subcontract

TCLF Owner and Managing Partner Karalynn Cromeens answers the question “Why should you negotiate your commercial subcontract?” I can remember the first time a read a commercial subcontract as a baby attorney, I thought it was better off to burn it and start from scratch than to try to fix it. It was the most […]

Flat-Fee Pricing: Contract Review Service

flat fee contract review

The construction industry is known for its complex legal landscape. From project delays to payment disputes, there are many legal issues that contractors must navigate to ensure the success of their business. A well-drafted contract is one of the most important tools in a contractor’s legal arsenal. A solid contract can protect a contractor’s interests […]

The Texas Prompt Payment Act for Construction Projects

Texas Prompt Payment Act

If you’re a contractor or subcontractor working in the construction industry in Texas, you’ll want to pay attention to the Texas Prompt Payment Act. This important state law governs payment practices for construction projects in Texas.

Celebrating Women in Construction Week

women in construction week

The construction industry has traditionally been male-dominated, but times are changing, and more women are breaking through the barriers to pave the way for future generations. As we celebrate Women in Construction Week from March 5 to March 11, it is important to recognize and celebrate the contributions of women in the field.