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What a Columbia, SC, Contractor Attorney Can Do For You

As a contractor, your number one priority is ensuring that your construction projects are completed on-time and within budget. Unfortunately, between payment disputes, project delays, and rising material costs, there’s no shortage of obstacles that stand in your way. It can be incredibly difficult to meet the demands of your projects while remaining in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. You have to guard yourself against liabilities at every possible turn. 

At Cotney Construction Law, we’ve spent years advising and representing contractors in public and private construction-related matters and have built a solid reputation for providing unmatched legal counsel to our clients. When you partner with a Columbia, SC, contractor attorney, you’ll gain a legal ally experienced in the complexities of the construction industry and the laws that impact your business. 

Why Work With a Columbia, SC, Contractor Lawyer?

Thanks to years of experience in the construction industry, we have a strong understanding of the issues contractors face and are armed with the legal knowledge to protect your construction business in the event of delayed payments, disputes, and more. When you consult a Columbia, SC, contractor lawyer, you’ll receive access to a full spectrum of our legal services. We’ll take the time to review your case before addressing and resolving your legal matters as quickly and efficiently as possible. Our lawyers can provide you with legal assistance in the following areas: 

Contract Negotiation, Drafting, and Review

Don’t wait for construction issues to occur as a result of a poorly written contract. Before beginning any project, it is crucial that you ensure your contract accurately outlines the scope of the project and terms and expectations of owners, contractors, and subcontractors. Our attorneys can not only review and draft future contracts to ensure that all terms will work in the best interest of all parties, but we can also negotiate the terms of any current contracts should conflicts arise on your project. 

OSHA Defense

Our attorneys are committed to ensuring that all our clients’ jobsites are safe and in compliance with the standards enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We can help bolster the safety of your jobsite and mitigate potential issues by providing you with any legal resources you may need regarding safety-related concerns, inspecting your site and identifying potential hazards, helping you prepare for the inspection process, and representing you in safety-related legal proceedings. 

Dispute Resolution Services

Last but certainly not least, we can tackle legal disputes before they escalate. The moment a conflict arises, we can help you consider your options for resolving the conflict, paying close attention to the contracts involved. We have represented contractors in both alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes, such as mediation and arbitration, and litigation. We’ll weigh each of your options with respect to cost, formality, and ability to produce a favorable outcome before moving forward. 

Our work doesn’t stop there. Our services, including areas of immigration law, bankruptcy law, and wage and hour, go far beyond simply what was mentioned above. We also offer a wide variety of essential legal services at an affordable, monthly price through our subscription plan model. If you’re interested in shielding your construction business from any threats to your operation, partner with a Columbia, SC, contractor attorney today. 

If you would like to speak with a Columbia, SC, contractor lawyer, please contact us today.

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.