A State-by-state Guide to Construction & Design Law

A State-by-state Guide to Construction & Design Law

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This is THE book you need if you're involved in multi-state construction and design projects. It outlines essential information about design and construction law and contracting in all 50 states plus DC and Puerto Rico. Information follows a standard format, offering quick comparisons of how different jurisdictions treat the same issue. Topics include licensing and regulation; mechanic's liens; financing; consumer protection; ADR; environmental matters; and statutory and case law governing contracting practices.As with the prompt pay provisions, the parties are free to agree to terms that differ from those in the statutes. ... An owner may withhold aquot;a reasonable amountaquot; for retainage, not to exceed the percentage set forth in the contract between the ... If a subcontractor has completed 50 percent of its work (including approved changes and additions), is proceeding satisfactorily ... Code Ann. As 13-10-80 expressly applies to any public works construction contract except contracts with the Georgiaanbsp;...

Title:A State-by-state Guide to Construction & Design Law
Author:Carl J. Circo, Christopher H. Little
Publisher:American Bar Association - 2009


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