Should you have an escalation clause construction contract?

Should you have an escalation clause construction contract?

Does your construction contract protect you from price escalations? During these uncertain times, having an escalation clause in your construction contract is more critical than ever. Listen to this episode to learn what an escalation clause is and how it can protect you on your next job. Make sure to follow us on our dedicated construction …

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Is a Leased Property Lienable?

Is a Leased Property Lienable?

There are 5 steps you should take to protect your work when dealing with leased property – do you know what they are? Make sure to follow us on our dedicated construction site as well as our podcast, YouTube videos and social media including Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction …

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Using Construction Liens to Get Paid

Using Construction Liens to Get Paid

Using construction liens to get paid can be an effective way to protect your work – if you follow the lien rules. A lien is an encumbrance – a legal hold. This hold is placed on real property for the value of the work and materials you provided but for which you haven’t yet been …

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What Happens After I Send My Bond Claim? How Do I Get Paid?

What Happens After I Send My Bond Claim? How Do I Get Paid?

What happens after you send your Notice of Nonpayment? What steps can you take to increase the likelihood and reduce the time it takes to get paid. Make sure to follow us on our dedicated construction site as well as our podcast, YouTube videos and social media including Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. Get a jump on your competition. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction …

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Don’t Sign a Release Unless it Says this 1 Thing.

Don’t Sign a Release Unless it Says this 1 Thing.

Many folks don’t understand how important it is and why legally it is essential that you read and understand what your lien release says. We’re going to discuss some very specific things you can do to increase your chances of protecting yourself when you exchange your release for payment. Make sure to follow us on …

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How to Deal With Bad Checks & Credit Card Chargebacks

How to Deal With Bad Checks & Credit Card Chargebacks

Every service industry has to deal with potential bad checks and credit card chargebacks from time to time, but how you handle it can have a huge impact on your bottom line. On this podcast, board certified construction lawyer Alex Barthet will cover the general contractor’s best practices for dealing with bad checks and credit …

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