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...
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...
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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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.
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.
A payment bond is a guarantee of payment for anyone who is owed money for labor or materials supplied to the project on which the bond was issued. In this blog, you’ll learn how filing a bond claim can be used to your advantage.
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.
The 2022 Infrastructure Act will create huge projects for the construction industry over the next 10 years. Learn why you should have any government construction contract reviewed by an attorney before you sign.
Whether you are looking for a change from the residential construction world or are starting your own gig as a commercial subcontractor, this article will uncover some booby traps that can end your career as a commercial contractor before you even start.