Legal Issues

This is the homepage for articles about legal issues in the construction industry.

Legal issues are an unfortunate reality in the construction industry, and they can arise from a variety of difference circumstances. These causes most commonly include payment disputes, contract issues, defects in construction, incomplete work, and many more. The good news is that many situations involving slow payment and nonpayment don’t need to end up in court.

In case legal issues do arise in your construction project, the first step is always to identify the cause to make sure you know which direction you’ll need to go in.

The articles below offer a primer to a wide variety of legal issues in construction. They cover topics about prompt payment laws, notarization, licensing, lawsuits, and much more. If you can’t find the help you need on this page, feel free to seek help with legal issues on the Expert Center.

The Expert Center is a place where contractors up and down the payment chain ask questions to get answers from construction attorneys. Look through the questions that have been asked, or ask your own question free of charge.

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