Legal Issues with Beyond Books Solutions

Legal Issues with Beyond Books Solutions

Hey there, construction pros! Dive into a unique episode of The Lien Zone Podcast titled “Legal Issues with Beyond Books Solutions.” This episode features a crossover with Elizaveta Taylor of Beyond Books Solutions, where Alex Barthet shares his insights on navigating the complex world of construction law. They tackle essential topics like the importance of clear contracts, meticulous documentation, and strategies to manage legal challenges effectively.

Topics Discussed:

  • Specialization in Construction Law: The benefits of specializing in a specific industry for providing tailored legal and financial advice.
  • Common Legal Issues in Construction: Discussing the most prevalent legal challenges, including contract disputes and their impact on cash flow and project budgets.
  • Importance of Contracts: Emphasizing the necessity of having well-defined contracts or terms and conditions to avoid disputes and protect business interests.
  • Negotiating Contracts: The pitfalls of not negotiating terms when presented with contracts from other parties and the importance of making an effort to negotiate to get a better deal.
  • Documentation as a Dispute Resolution Tool: Highlighting the critical role of thorough documentation in resolving disputes effectively.
  • Change Orders and Material Escalations: Addressing the common mistakes related to change orders and the importance of having them signed before proceeding with additional work.
  • Compliance with Regulations and Building Codes: Stressing the importance of compliance to avoid legal and financial repercussions.
  • Handling Payment Disputes: Strategies for ensuring timely payments, including clear agreements on payment terms and training clients on payment expectations.
  • Securing Lien Rights: The necessity of understanding and adhering to lien laws within specific jurisdictions to secure payment rights.

Don’t miss out on these valuable insights for making data-driven decisions and enhancing your project’s financial success. Tune in now to revolutionize your approach to construction project management!

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About Our Host:

Alex Barthet
Principal, The Barthet Firm

Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering.  He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law firm in Miami, and maintains a construction law blog at He can be reached at 305-347-5295 or

About Our Guest:

Elizaveta Taylor
Founder of Beyond Books Solutions

Helping construction industry business owners save money and time by optimizing their financials. I’m ready to take the accounting load off your shoulders, so you can focus on your business, increase your earnings, enjoy more time with family and friends, and eliminate stress about tax season.