Virginia Construction Law Questions & Answers

Q: va-can poa demand "road impact fee" from owner's builder when not in documents.

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Construction Law for Virginia on
Answered on Feb 8, 2019
Richard Sternberg's answer
Your question is barely comprehensible. You need help constructing it. But, I think the answer will turn on the contents of the documents. You need a legal review of all relevant contracts, whether we are talking about the construction agreements, the home purchase contract, or any relevant HOA documents. It might be best to start with buying an hour-long consultation to better understand the question.

Q: We purchased a flipped home that we were made to believe was in good condition it is not

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Construction Law for Virginia on
Answered on Feb 25, 2018
Richard Sternberg's answer
Sounds like you need a lawyer to evaluate whether you have a claim for treble damages plus attorneys fees and costs.

Q: how do we get a mechanics lien removed after the lien has expired?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Construction Law for Virginia on
Answered on Feb 2, 2018
F. Paul Maloof's answer
You will need to petition the Court and seek a court order to remove the lien.

Q: I signed a new construction purchase contract from a builder and gave a $5k deposit. What are my options to hold/cancel.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Construction Law for Virginia on
Answered on Nov 15, 2016
Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer
You have to look at the contract you have with the company. You may wish to consult with an attorney and bring them a copy of the contract to review.

Q: I hire an architect to provide drawings for build out and he put on the drawing that 2hr firewalls already exist. wrong

1 Answer | Asked in Construction Law for Virginia on
Answered on Aug 9, 2014
Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.'s answer
More information would be necessary to answer this, including an expert architect who will say it was negligent of the first architect and it caused you damages.

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