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Your Guide To Construction Attorneys

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With so many lawyers out there, many of them have chosen a unique specialization. Lawyers with a specialization dedicate their careers to learning more about how to help certain people or businesses. Construction attorneys are one type of lawyer that helps people in the construction industry. Even so, their job might not be as simple as you think. Let’s discuss everything you need to know about construction attorneys including what they are, who they help, and whether you need one. 

What Is A Construction Attorney?

Construction attorneys are lawyers that specialize in construction law. Construction lawyers are experts on the law and how it relates to construction projects, construction businesses, and construction workers. People who are having construction-related legal issues turn to construction attorneys to represent them. 

What Does A Construction Attorney Do?

A construction attorney represents their clients and draws up contracts relating to various legal issues in the construction industry. Construction attorneys can help you ensure you are following local, state, and federal laws. Complying with these rules and regulations is very important if you are involved in a building contract or if you are building your own home.

Who Do Construction Attorneys Help?

Of course, construction attorneys help developers and other people who are directly involved in the construction industry. However, they also help other people you might not have thought of. These include homeowners building their own property or adding their own renovations. 

Do I Need A Construction Lawyer?

There are many situations in which it is critical to contact a construction lawyer before beginning your project. You should consider hiring a construction lawyer if you are:

  • Building a new project like a home, shed, or other building
  • Renovating your current home or another building you own
  • Adding new rooms or other additions to your current home or another building you own
  • Involved in any kind of construction contract
  • Applying or filing for any type of construction-related permit
  • Filing a lawsuit involving construction law
  • Having a lawsuit filed against you involving construction law

If you are in doubt about whether you need a construction attorney, it can be a good idea to call one for a consultation. This way, you can ensure that you are following all local, state, and federal laws in your project. 

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In 1998, Alex Dopazo, joined his father at the agency and fell in love with insurance. It sounds corny, yes, but we love insurance and how it can help our customers. Together we share that love with all of our customers who eventually become friends.

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