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0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Construction Law for Montana on
Q: if contracted labor (sewer replacement) doesn't meet code do i have to pay for the redo to make code?

also i have paid for 2 camera exams of my sewer and the plumbers won't give them to me i paid $100, for 1 of them and $140 for the other.

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Construction Law for Montana on
Q: if a complete sewer replacement fails inspection, am i responsible to pay for the complete redo.?

all videos show a belly in my sewer, low spot under the house, it does not drain completely now, if they burst and replace all of the way to the house it will still not drain and fail. it follows the old sewer. i have asked for these videos several times and they have lost it or do not respond.

0 Answers | Asked in Construction Law and Contracts for Montana on
Q: if contracted labor (sewer replacement) doesn't meet code do i have to pay for the redo to make code?

also i have paid for 2 camera exams of my sewer and the plumbers won't give them to me i paid $100, for 1 of them and $140 for the other.

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Construction Law for Montana on
Q: I did work on a commercial property. Owner is not paying

Owner took out a loan on his personal residence to help pay for the construction on commercial property. Can I lien the home as well as the commercial property?

Anthony M. Avery
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answered on Sep 20, 2023

You will need a MT attorney on this. Your materialman's lien would be filed only against the work you did on the commercial property. However you might be able to file the M & M Lien, then sue the customer for breach of contract. However defendant will argue you that an election of... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Construction Law and Employment Discrimination for Montana on
Q: Is it legal for a construction company to not hire any female laborers?

I inquired about applying at a local construction company. I have worked construction before and have good references. I asked about wage match, healthcare, and advancement, on the public ad the company posted. The owner messaged me privately on his personal account responding to my public comment.... View More

Cynthia Pietrucha
Cynthia Pietrucha
answered on May 8, 2023

You should check with an employment lawyer in your state to verify your legal options. However, please be advised that if you believe you were denied work based on your gender and your employer meets the minimum employee count requirements, under federal law - the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Construction Law for Montana on
Q: May congress pass a law that requires a person to pay a fine because congress believes they're guilty with no evidence?
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin
answered on Nov 14, 2018

No. The constitution prohibits bills of attainder..

1 Answer | Asked in Construction Law and Car Accidents for Montana on
Q: How high does a cement pole next to a fire hydrant for protection need to be in a parking lot in Billings, MT?

My dad could not see cement pole in parking lot at Billings, MT Toys R us, protecting fire hydrant, was around 31 inches tall, and hit it. Sitting in the Ram 2500, you could not see the pole. I could not get the length, but the pole is about the height of the fire hydrant, which is flat to the... View More

Eric E Holm
Eric E Holm
answered on Dec 11, 2017

There may be an answer for this in the local city ordinances, you could try researching this online at the city's website containing the Billings City Code (google "Billings City Code") or hiring a local attorney to research this for you.

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