Plano, TX asked in Employment Law and Construction Law for Texas

Q: Good Afternoon, I am a Texas subcontractor, I recently got a letter with lienholder can you help ?

The worker who is claiming he didn't got paid, did a job prior to the job in dispute, that job had a leak issue and so caused several damages to the property, this worked had done the work after so had founds that i was going to pay however at the time of asking for proof that the repair was done the right way he could't, i stopped a check that was given to him, to cover all the damages cost, short story he is claiming to get paid for the last job he did but the repair was cover with that money

Please advice,

Thank you,

1 Lawyer Answer
Matthew Scott Williams
Matthew Scott Williams
  • Construction Law Lawyer
  • Missouri City, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: More information is needed; clarification of the facts would better help me analyze your case.

In general, a dispute with a subcontractor on job "A" needs to be dealt with separate and apart from a subsequent dispute with same subcontract on job "B". In general, you cannot withhold money due on job "B" for failure in performance of Job "A".

Our firm assists many clients with contractor and subcontractor payment and breach of contract claims.

The Williams Law Firm

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