We moved into a new build home last September and immediately ran into drainage issues in our backyard. When we asked about the issue with standing water, we were told the grade had been certified and they wont do anything for us. We later found out that our neighbors had the same issue and the... Read more »
I've been dealing with a general contractor (that installed solar panels on my roof) ever since February. Loan company released funds and fully paid them off before the project was finished. I've been making loan payment for past few months. I recently received notice from contractor,... Read more »
You need an attorney to guide you through this. It is very important that you understand, among other things, your agreement with the contractor and how the project is being financed. Speak with an attorney today. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as...Read more »
We had a house fire. Hired a construction company. They started off by signing a contract which says if there is a breech of contract then we can cancel contract. We put a key in a lock box. To make this short...
We received a notification from ring someone was using it. It was last seen... Read more »
I have a law suit against a solar panel company because they have been broken for almost a year and I'm still paying payments and high power bills. They were served papers and they never legally responded. Is there something else that I need to do or is it up to the courts now to order them... Read more »
I hired a contracting company to install my master bathroom and twice they messed up my bathroom so I discontinued business and asked for my money back for certain things per my lawyer advice. They need to pay for water damage now also. Now they want to come into my house and see for themselves... Read more »
When construction loan closed, it was closed into construction/mortgage and contractor had to put up a certain amount of work before receiving any draw at all. As a business do I have to agree with this?
Homeowner in Texas. I contracted with (name withheld) for concrete and electrical work. I paid 50% upon signing. Work started 5 weeks after the estimated start date. They worked 3 days (some light excavation) and then all communication abruptly ceased 3 weeks ago. The contractor is unreachable by... Read more »
If I were to take this case, I would start by reading your contract and creating an effective litigation strategy. After outlining the strategy, I would move forward with the plan. It looks like you have taken a few steps already, but it does not look like you have taken any formal steps. If your...Read more »
In 2017 I won a small claim judgment in Philadelphia Municipal Court. The Defendant didn’t pay so I filed a writ of execution before the expiration of the five year allotted period to file. The Sheriff was unable to serve Defendant (No one answered the door on two attempts). The Sheriff... Read more »
You've provided some good information here, but more is needed (e.g., what does the contract or agreement state on this issue?). Don't share more here; instead, speak with a local attorney. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for...Read more »
Yes, you can ask for receipts. No, it is not illegal to share them. But it depends on what your contract with the contractor says. The contractor might still refuse to share them. If there is a dispute over payment to the contractor, then use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local construction...Read more »
No lower shelves except in 1 cabinet; now mid-September, still nothing but “lip service” and a caring construction manager. They were unwilling to do an escrow. I feel helpless with this Texas builder/company.
An individual that lives in the community upon where I live recently just had the town install a speed bump in a 15 mile per hour area with no signage aside from 2 Orange cones on either side Is this legal?
In this circumstance there are two intersecting roads. On one of the roads the vehicles are no longer able to go straight due to a road block. So this would make it impossible for any cars to collide with one another even when cars from both roads are constantly moving.
My contract currently states that my client has three days after the contract is signed to cancel their project for a refund. Our materials from an outside vendor take about 5-6 weeks to come in and once they did come in they were damaged. We informed the client we would replace them for her and... Read more »
After understanding that our agent's commission is added on top of the actual new build construction price I decided I would work directly with builder without Agent. In recent discussion with my Agent's broker, he has stated I will have breached our Contract and possible action he could... Read more »
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