Category Archives: Construction Law

When is Mediation Appropriate for Your Construction Case?

Here at Construction Law Musings, I have often discussed mediation as a good alternative to the expense and headaches of litigation.  What I have discussed less often are the circumstances in which it is most appropriate to consider or even push for mediation. The obvious and clearest time that mediation must be used is where…

Bankruptcy and the Virginia Mechanic’s Lien

Originally posted 2009-06-22 10:00:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Image via Wikipedia Unfortunately, developer bankruptcies are very much in the news these days. This news, while unsurprising in today’s economy and given the housing issues that hit last year, can give heartburn to those contractors that perform the site work, pave the roads, and of…

Construction Law Musings Hits the Beach

While you read this, The Law Office of Christopher G. Hill, PC is closed and I am happily with family and good friends enjoying some sun and surf.  I hope to be back refreshed and ready to go on my return. In the meantime, feel free to read up on the latest relating to mechanic’s…

Will the Construction Industry Rebound in 2012? The Debate Rages On

Originally posted 2011-12-30 09:00:32. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome Alex Levin. Alex is a writer for several surety organizations. Although much is unknown about them, surety bonds are a necessary requirement for many small businesses to open and are required on almost all major construction…

Update and Changes to DC Mechanic’s Lien Statute

Originally posted 2012-08-17 09:00:54. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome Kavita Knowles.  Kavita is a named partner in the firm Fullerton & Knowles.  Her firm is well known in the Virginia area for its Construction Law Survival Manual and, like me, performs work for…

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