State and Local Diversity in Construction

State and Local Diversity in Construction

In our last blog, we shared some of the ways that federal legislation advocates for diverse construction companies by carving out space specifically for them! Surprisingly, however, the federal level isn’t the only level of government that is making a push for diverse...

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Federal Construction Projects: Push for Diversity

Federal Construction Projects: Push for Diversity

Starting a new career is hard. It’s easy to be intimidated by the learning curve that comes with stepping into a new field, especially if you come from a financially disadvantaged background or are a woman considering trying a career in a male-dominated field. What...

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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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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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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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Government Construction Contracts: Bonds

Government Construction Contracts: Bonds

When it comes to working government construction contracts, bonds can be a concern if you aren’t informed about their functions and pitfalls. Knowing how best to prepare for, approach, and protect against the most common issues on projects requiring bonds is a sure-fire way to keep your construction company as protected as possible.

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