MKC Law Blog

What is a Lien and How Can a Construction Law Attorney Help?

Posted November 16, 2018 on behalf of the firm

Filing a construction lien can be complicated. There are many pieces to a lien including detailed paperwork and following strict requirements. It is always best to talk with a construction attorney before moving forward to understand the entire process and know your options. What is a Construction Lien? A construction lien is a claim made… Read more

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5 Things to Look For Before Signing a Construction Contract

Posted October 26, 2018 on behalf of the firm

When working on a construction project, you always want to work with a clear and well-drafted contract that includes detailed terms. These terms should include the work that needs to be done, the time frame of the project and specific terms and conditions of payment. In fact, the longer the contract, the better. Before you… Read more

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The Difference Between Contract Workers & Employees

Posted October 19, 2018 on behalf of the firm

As an employer, you have the option to hire help either as an actual employee of the company or as a contract worker. Keep in mind that there are important legal differences between the two that all employers should be aware of. Employee An employee will be covered by all employment laws and are usually… Read more

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The Time Frame to Dispute a Construction Contract

Posted October 12, 2018 on behalf of the firm

Are you thinking about starting a construction project? Then make sure you have a construction contact. A construction contract is a mutual and legally binding agreement, usually between the contractors and owners. The contract is a detailed document that lists all policies and conditions like the time frame of the projects, costs and more. However,… Read more

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