Construction Contracts: Terms & Conditions

Construction Contracts: Terms & Conditions

A contract is an invaluable resource for all construction business owners across the country. However, one of the most confusing topics construction professionals must navigate when looking to get a construction contract created is what kind of contract or contracts they need for their specific business model.

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Writs of Garnishment and Writs of Execution

Writs of Garnishment and Writs of Execution

Texas offers two significant forms of collection for parties who have won a judgment (i.e., judgment creditor) in court: Writs of Garnishment and Writs of Execution. Learn the difference in these and the circumstances for when each should be used.

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Collecting a Judgment in Texas

Collecting a Judgment in Texas

Texas law provides different methods for collecting a judgment in Texas regardless of whether the judgment originates from the state of Texas or another state. When a person or entity recovers money damages in a court, it will primarily be in the form of a judgment. A judgment is merely a piece of paper that declares a person or an entity owes another person or entity money. In order to collect on that piece of paper, consider the rules in this article.

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The State of Texas Prompt Payment Act

The State of Texas Prompt Payment Act

Have you ever not received payment after completing the work? Unfortunately, the answer for many of you is probably yes. The good thing is, in Texas, there are laws that are meant to protect you and allow you to collect payment on jobs you have completed. For a subcontractor to collect and combat not receiving payment after the work has already been completed, the subcontractor needs to follow the steps in the Texas Prompt Payment Act.

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Fraudulent Liens and Invalid Liens in Texas

Fraudulent Liens and Invalid Liens in Texas

You don’t want to file fraudulent liens and invalid liens. So as a contractor, you must work with a skilled Texas construction lawyer to ensure the liens they file are valid and accurate. Learn more about why in this blog.

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Celebrating National Construction Appreciation Week

Celebrating National Construction Appreciation Week

The construction industry is one of the most essential contributors to society, keeping our infrastructure updated and our communities growing. In honor of National Construction Appreciation Week this week, we spoke with two of our local industry leaders and incredible clients to talk about what the construction industry means to them and what they love about the industry.

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Post-Judgment Collections in Texas – What You Need to Know

Post-Judgment Collections in Texas – What You Need to Know

As many creditors know, the state of Texas provides robust protection for debtors, and navigating the process for post-judgment collections in Texas can be an overwhelming experience for even the savviest professional. Attempting debt collection during an economic slowdown can further compound a creditor’s frustration as they face an increase in slow-pay and no-pay debtors. After countless demand letters go ignored, creditors often turn to litigation in hopes of getting paid.

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Liens on a Homestead

Liens on a Homestead

Texas is a unique state when it comes to lien laws, especially in the residential world. Unlike many states, Texas is a homestead state, meaning homesteads have specific regulations for their protection—but can still also be liened under specific circumstances.

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