This is a negotiated item. The standard Board of Realtors contracts have contingencies for buyer's inspections of these items. If the inspections fail, there is a negotiation over repairs, who pays, price reduction, etc. There is a point where the buyer may elect to cancel the deal if the item is...Read more »
We had a company build a patio cover on our existing slab. They never pulled a building permit or mentioned it to us and are now not willing to do anything about the fact that the slab did not meet building thickness nor is our yard even zoned for this kind of construction. They are saying it was... Read more »
The first bathroom they started still isn't done. One of their subcontractors recently botched the new drywall (cut holes too large for the switch plate, ceiling fan, can light and vanity light) and knockdown texture application so that is being repaired by them right now. I don't want to let... Read more »
The answer to your question depends upon the specific language in the contract. I recommend contacting an attorney to review your contract and facts. That attorney could then draft a Notice of Termination which would put you in the best position to recover any unearned money.
As a family law attorney, I can only address how this issue could be addressed in Family Court. You would need to discuss whether criminal charges are appropriate with a law enforcement officer. In Family Court, you can certainly complain about the method in which she obtained this information in...Read more »
In December of 2018 my home sustained over 45,000 interior damage rendering it uninhabitable . I signed a contract with a licensed , reputable restoration company February 20, 2019 for repairs . Contract appears legal but the start and end date of work was left blank . Explanation given “ we may... Read more »
Based upon your description of what happened it sounds like you have good reason to ask the builder for a statement of the work done, and then pay the builder some reasonable amount (especially for materials) and cancel the contract IN WRITING. However, before you do that you might want to look...Read more »
All elements of house build were signed by all parties (builder/homeowner). There was a specific electrical plan for entire house that was signed off. We identified they were not following signed electrical plan. When confronted why they weren’t following they stated “we don’t follow those... Read more »
Yes. Unless the deviation from the signed electrical plan is relatively minor or the result of an extreme increase in the cost. You should be able to require the contractor to follow the signed electrical plan. Regarding the 2 1/2 month delay, you may be able to sue for breach of contract...Read more »
It depends on what your construction contract says about possession of the home. An owner of the real estate would normally be permitted to enter the home. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to review your contract and all the facts, and help you work out this dispute with the...Read more »
We have email communication and I have pictures he has changed price there times and now wants to be paid and the work is not finished and def not acceptable - no written contact - only verbal - myself and wife were w him on all conversations only is three - have pics - but he has filed a small... Read more »
My mother's house had 1/3 roof replaced due to a wrong address. In result of myself stopping the roof contractor's workers, I fell over the tarp that blocked the path. My ankle is broken and other foot is injured. Adjuster said we need to go together in a claim against lowe's.
You have a number of options. You could contact attorneys on this site (under Find a Lawyer), you could go through a bar association referral, or you could conduct your own independent search on the Internet.
Currently working for a GC on several individually contracted projects. As a specialty sub we completed a project about 4-5 months ago. Approx. 2 weeks ago thru GC's project review it was realized that we the sub owed the GC for a material credit for items that they purchased on our behalf, to... Read more »
We went to try to get some information off my phone that the Sheriff's Office had and I was told to give him my password so the sheriff couldn't see it and I did and my lawyer was facing me and the deputy was standing a little to the side and behind me and facing the lawyer like I was when all of... Read more »
First, any time your lawyer (in this case, your assistant public defender) makes you uncomfortable for any reason, you discuss the situation with him to see if the situation may be corrected. You may have misinterpreted the situation. Almost all attorneys working for the public defender's office...Read more »
You could try reposting your question in the Landlord-Tenant section, since it hasn't been picked up in four weeks. You are correct in that it involves a contractual/business law matter, but you are speaking of remedies of a company that may have arisen under a lease. What you describe sounds like...Read more »
Anyone can sue anybody for anything by paying a court filing fee. Whether they win the lawsuit depends on all the evidence and testimony submitted to the court. If you receive a summons of a lawsuit, use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney who does construction litigation cases to...Read more »
I worked for the person contracted to do this job and he couldnt contact them at tax time so he pretended to be someone else to get my ssn. I did cash some checks from him cause he claimed he couldnt withdraw the money and i had acheck cashing account. i cashed them for him to pay the people... Read more »
My partner is a builder and has been sued and the opposing counsel is asking about my involvement and asking me to give up personal information about myself. Example my bank account information and if i have opened new bank accounts.. is this legal
Is it legal for an attorney to ask you to provide access to your personal financial information? Probably yes. If you asking whether you legally have to provide him with that information, it depends. During a civil lawsuit, Texas law permits parties to pursue information from third parties that...Read more »
Builders wont return calls, texts or emails. Not letting us know who the 3rd party warranty people are. They are now in another state. what is the next step to take? I am completely lost. How to I get my house fixed? Sub contractors weren't paid during build process either.
A corporation I owned, which is no longer currently active, provided services on a construction project in which the owner has filed a lawsuit claiming property damages due to my services at the time. The insurance company covering my corporation during the time of the project, is claiming that it... Read more »
(Company A) signs a contract with a local Contractor (Company B) for some construction works. “Company B” starts working on the Project along with it’s Machinery and Manpower. Unfortunately due to unforseen circumstances the works were halted ("Company A" failed to provide "Company B" with... Read more »
This sounds very much like a "legal" question you have been asked in Business Law 101.
Answer: The main difference between successful small businesses and those that fail within the first year of operations is good legal advice. The owners of most successful small businesses understand...Read more »
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