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Construction Disputes and Litigation

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Construction projects in Southern California can be massive undertakings. From commercial buildings to parking lots to shopping centers, many construction projects involve hundreds of workers and millions of dollars.

Even residential construction projects can be major developments in Southern California. Many homes cost hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars to build or renovate. And in many cases, these structures are the home owner's largest single asset since the value of many properties in Southern California is so high.

That's why it's critical that you talk to a real estate lawyer as soon as possible if you have a problem involving a construction project. In Southern California, the Law Offices of Daniel C. Carlton of Orange County can address all your legal needs.

Common Problems

Disputes involving construction projects in Southern California can cover a wide range. Some of the most common legal issues involving construction projects include:

  • Design defects
  • Construction defects
  • Building code violations
  • Construction delays
  • Breach of contract
  • Unavoidable catastrophes (force majeure clause disputes)
  • Overcharging for unauthorized construction work

Many other legal issues frequently arise involving construction projects in Southern California. With so much at stake, you cannot afford to wait to take legal action. You need to contact our law firm and schedule an appointment today.

Solutions That Work

The key to resolving complex construction disputes often begins long before a construction project even starts. In many cases, having a strong, legally binding contract to perform such work can help your company to avoid potential pitfalls.

But even if construction work has already begun and the contract has been finalized, your contract can be the most important piece of evidence in your case. Whether you're the one who hired the construction company or you own the construction company, your construction project contract will likely dictate the outcome of your case.

That's why our law firm takes the time to carefully analyze your construction contract. We also regularly review inspection reports, hiring practices and discuss our findings with experts in their field for further analysis.

Attorney Carlton has more than 40 years of experience handling real estate cases in Southern California. He's also a licensed Realtor and a lifelong resident of the region. Attorney Carlton knows what to expect and how to effectively respond to various legal issues. That's why you need him in your corner. That's why you need to schedule an appointment with us right away.

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