Part 2 of the Top 10 Terms to Negotiate

Part 2 of the Top 10 Terms to Negotiate

The second set of contract terms that require your attention when you are reviewing the contract from your general contractor are the safety terms, bond terms, delay terms, dispute resolution terms, and lien waivers. A safety term in your contract can take many forms....

Five of the Top 10 Terms to Negotiate

Five of the Top 10 Terms to Negotiate

Before you negotiate anything, the first thing you need to do is identify the contract documents. Typically, these include the project manual, the plans and specifications, and the terms and conditions. This information should direct you to the most important terms in...

Collections Gone Wrong by Courtney Stricklen

Collections Gone Wrong by Courtney Stricklen

A party can run into problems collecting what they're owed both before and after litigation. If the reader does not properly secure his interest prior to filing suit, he risks not being able to fully recover his damages. If the reader obtains a judgment against a...

Pay When Paid vs Pay If Paid by Christina Gonzalez

Pay When Paid vs Pay If Paid by Christina Gonzalez

Contingent Payment Clauses for the Subcontractor Imagine that you have signed a contract with a new general contractor. You have worked diligently to complete the work under contract and have complied with all of the contract requirements for your scope of work. After...

The Benefits of Employment Forms and Personnel Records

The Benefits of Employment Forms and Personnel Records

Benjamin Franklin said "Remember that time is money." This sentiment has been repeated over and over since he first wrote it over two hundred and fifty years ago. Many people use this phrase to mean that if you are wasting time, you are wasting money. While this is...

Restrictive Covenants, What are they? -Kelly Stamy

Restrictive Covenants, What are they? -Kelly Stamy

POTENTIAL TRAP OF RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS IN TEXAS A restrictive covenant in employment law is an agreement between a business and a worker (either a employee or independent contractor) restricting the worker from competing or soliciting the business's workers or...

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