Construction Transactions: Mr. Weiss can assist you by providing you with the proper counseling, advice, negotiations, procedures, document preparation, with respect to the following:
Standard industry contract forms (AIA, AGC Series, DBIA, etc.) along with modifications thereto.
Provisions regarding differing site conditions, extras, time of performance/scheduling,
liquidated damages, and no damages for delay, etc.
Negotiating preferred contract terms. For example, we can help you to decide if you want to use a construction manager or an independent contractor, design builder or the like.
Licenses, certification, and building permits
Requirements of proper payments, Notices to Owner, Progress Payment Affidavits, Final Contractor’s Affidavits, and Construction Liens
Shop drawings/submittals process
Drafting indemnity clauses and bond forms
Correcting defective work
Pros and cons associated with selecting arbitration, litigation and/or mediation.
Drafting and/or responding to Requests for Sworn Statement of Account, Claim of Liens, Satisfaction of Liens, Transfer Bonds and the foreclosure process in general.
Bid bonds, performance bonds, payment bonds including conditional bonds and
Dealing with the construction lender
Warranty claims, and condominium warranties
Addressing what to do when requests for extras, modifications and delays are made.
Contract nonperformance, calculating damages and preparing responsive defenses
Advice about negligence causing property damage and/or personal injury.