Category Archives: Construction

A Construction Stitch in Time

Originally posted 2015-10-27 11:22:49. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIt’s a cliche for a reason that “A Stitch in Time Saves Nine.”  Why?  Because it is almost always cheaper and more efficient in the long run to get something right the first time than to fix it later.  This old adage is true in life, and…

Just Because You Record a Mechanic’s Lien Doesn’t Mean You Get Notice of Foreclosure

As longtime (or new readers for that matter) know, mechanic’s liens are near and dear to my heart here at Construction Law Musings.  These powerful tools to collect for your hard work on a construction project are great when prepared and recorded in the very specific fashion required by the Virginia legislature and courts.  In…

What Do Construction Lawyers Do?

For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome back, Gregory L. Shelton.  Greg is a shareholder with Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A., in Charlotte and is licensed to practice law in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. His principal areas of practice are construction law and complex business litigation. He is…

Happy Independence Day from Construction Law Musings

As things warm up as they always do in July here in Richmond, Virginia, here’s wishing you all a wonderful 4th of July from Construction Law Musings and The Law Office of Christopher G. Hill, PC.  I hope that you and your families can take some time off to reflect and relax, stay as cool…

The Anatomy of a Construction Dispute Stage 3- The Last Straw

Originally posted 2015-01-26 09:00:48. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOver the past two weeks here at Construction Law Musings, I’ve discussed the first two stages of a typical construction dispute (if such a thing exists): the claim, and how to bring heat short of litigation/arbitration.  As promised, this week I’ll be discussing the next step or…