Working Without a Contract Can Be Dangerous – [ Trouble? ]

Alex BarthetContracts, Getting Paid, Liens

While most everyone is aware that states have statutes which govern construction or mechanic’s liens, many do not realize the significance of the law of contracts on contractor claims. Making sure that a valid contract is in place before work is commenced can be as important to you as being awarded the actual job.

All Is Not Lost: The Making of a Common Law Bond

Alex BarthetBonds, Getting Paid

Enter into a formal contract with any public authority for the construction or repair of a public building or structure or for performance of other public work and you will need to have a payment and performance bond in place, so say most state statutes.