In the construction industry, contracts are king, so it’s imperative that all contractors approach new contracts with caution and skepticism. The last thing you want to do is find yourself locked into contractual obligations that threaten to overturn your business, but that is exactly what can happen when you blindly sign on the dotted line without first consulting a Charlotte construction lawyer.
In this brief article, we will discuss three valuable construction contract services offered by Cotney Construction Law. These services are intended to prevent contract-related disputes from escalating while simultaneously boosting your profits. A poorly written contract could require you to pay out of pocket for work that falls outside the scope of work or contribute additional time to a project that has fallen behind as the result of an owner’s negligence. Don’t let this happen to your business, consult a Charlotte construction attorney today for assistance with contract review, drafting, and negotiation.
There’s nothing more dangerous than a poorly written contract, especially when an owner tries to rely on boilerplate contracts that offer very few protections to either party. These types of contracts might be effective for getting a project going, but they can’t account for the specific needs of your business. Fortunately, an attorney from our Charlotte construction law firm can draft a new contract that protects your interests and gives the owner a reason to work with you time and time again.
After a Charlotte construction lawyer reviews your contract and identifies areas that need to be updated to protect your business, it’s time to negotiate the inclusion of such revisions in your contract. A lawyer can present a compelling argument on your behalf to convince the owner that the current contract, as written, is simply not suitable. These negotiations are best handled by an expert that is familiar with construction contract law, can provide the evidence to prove that you are the best choice for the job, and request that your conditions be met before moving forward.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.