Already Have a Lawyer? Contractor Counsel Can Bifurcate Your Fees

By Garret Travis on 08/16/2019 5:45 PM
One thing we hear a lot from contractors and businesses when telling them about our product is, “Thanks but no thanks—I already have a lawyer.” In the construction world, legally protecting yourself and your business is an essential component to success. So it’s not surprising that many larger businesses already have a lawyer they turn to when they need help with a contra...
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The Contractor Counsel Legal Forms Library – Construction Forms and Contracts To Make Your Job Easier

By Garret Travis on 07/11/2019 5:42 PM
If you work in the construction industry, you know that in order for a job to get done right, your proverbial ducks have to be in a row. That means making sure you’re in compliance with all local and regional regulations, as well as securing a contractual understanding between yourself, your customer, and any contractors or subcontractors you may be working with.   At Contractor...
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Setting Up a Construction Related Business

By Garret Travis on 06/28/2019 3:30 PM
Congratulations! You’ve decided to start your own construction or contracting business. You’ve written a business plan and lined up financing. Now it’s time to take care of the legalities. Most states, including Texas, have specific requirements you’ll need to follow to stay on the right side of the law.   Before doing anything else, you’ll need to dec...
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Why Do I Need a Construction Lawyer?

By Garret Travis on 06/10/2019 2:41 PM
  Whether you are a worker, sub-contractor, contractor or engineer, working in the Texas construction industry comes with a number of legalities and hazards.   You need to be aware of the building code, safety norms, terms and conditions of the contract, and ever-changing local laws and regulations every step of the way.   That’s why having a construction lawy...
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How To Find a Good Construction Lawyer

By Garret Travis on 01/17/2019 11:50 AM
  ­When it comes to legal issues in the construction industry, not just any lawyer will do. You want to hire someone that can represent you effectively and professionally, without breaking the bank. But as anyone who has done a Google search for a lawyer will know, there’s no shortage of options to choose from.   So how do you know if you’re choosing the right ...
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Are Legal Plans Worth It?

By Garret Travis on 01/04/2019 12:10 PM
Prepaid legal plans are still relatively new services. For so long, seeking legal counsel or hiring a lawyer has looked the same.   You call a law firm, or probably a few, and speak with a lawyer about your case. Oftentimes you’ll be charged for the consultation alone, before you even know if the lawyer can help you. Different lawyers may quote you very different prices for the sa...
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