Business, Labor & Employment

Service and Repair Contracts - What is Required in California

During the summer months, many homeowners are interested in making needed…


California Mechanic’s Liens and Bankruptcy

What you don’t know can hurt you. California’s Mechanic’s Lien Law (Civil Code…


Construction

Homebuilders: Good News About Your Alternative Nonadversarial Prelitigation Contractual Provision

California Senate Bill 800 (“Right to Repair” or “Fix It” law; Civil Code sec.…


Construction

Unlicensed Contractors Can Agree to Binding Arbitration

However, results will likely be unfavorable to the unlicensed contractor.…


I Might Not Get Paid Anything?

This is the question that was likely asked by an improperly licensed…


Work Injury

Homeowner Sued by Subcontractor's Injured Employee

Under certain circumstances, an injured person working in your home…


home inspector

Home Buyers Beware: Sellers Can Lie and Get Away With It!

Let’s say you are about to buy your first home and after several open houses,…


Construction

Homebuilder Alert: Your Home Sales Contract May Not Protect You

If a homebuilders alternative contractual pre-litigation provisions are found…


Construction

Bonded Stop Notice Claimants Must Serve Proper Office of Bank or Construction Lender

Update from Reid & Hellyer (Feb. 3, 2011): This blog post was mentioned in…