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Construction Defects and Legal Remedies

If you have recently bought a newly constructed home or have had renovations completed on your existing home you need to be aware of the Florida Statute, Fla. Stat. § 95.11(3)(c) that govern your time limitations of legal actions that can be taken to remedy construction defects. It is important for homeowners to understand that under Florida…

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Hiring Experienced Construction Law Attorneys

The most important aspect of starting or owning a business, besides having a well-thought-out foundational business plan is to have competent business law legal services available when you need them the most. Experienced business law attorneys can set your business on the right course with the proper agreements and contracts that can solve most problems…

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Construction Law Specialists

During these difficult and trying times, social restrictions and new procedures brought on by Covid-19 have affected every industry, especially construction. As the laws governing this industry are complex, having competent legal advice oftentimes is paramount to a successful outcome when legal problems arise. Construction firms need to protect their interests and by working proactively…

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Jacksonville Construction Law Attorneys

The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to wreak havoc on commercial as well as residential construction projects in North Florida with the limited end in sight.  Construction project delays and even suspensions are being brought about by a partial/complete shutdown of the permitting/inspection departments in Duval County. The COVID-19 outbreak is causing local construction contractors, developers, and…

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Commercial Disputes

One of the biggest challenges to hit the global financial markets in recent years has been the induction of the COVID-19 virus. Businesses, supply chain disruption, employment, and contractual fulfillment have all been adversely affected, hopefully in the short term, putting commercial entities at risk and in many cases, disputes. Meeting contractual obligations during state-sponsored…

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COVID-19’s Impact on Commercial Construction

The construction industry in general, from suppliers to contractors, to property managers and developers, has not yet seen the full effect of the coronavirus outbreak as has the retail and foodservice sectors of our economy. Many businesses are facing completely new challenges and are exploring ways to keep their doors open with reduced staff, providing…

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Choosing The Right Business and Construction Law Attorneys

The legal practice of business and construction law in Jacksonville Fl is as sophisticated, complex and specialized as legal disciplines go. Most attorneys practicing today concentrate their efforts on either criminal defense, marital and family law or what is referred to as plaintiff tort law. Many times, these types of cases involve an automobile, motorcycle,…

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Construction Law Issues Resolved

With all the explosive growth of both residential and commercial building projects in Florida, it’s no wonder that many contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers, and consumers are engaged in legal battles extending from construction non-performance issues. The property owner has a legal right to expect contractors to perform defect-free work and when problems arise many times the…

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Choosing The Right Construction Law Attorneys

According to Dodge Data & Analytics, a construction industry data, and analytics provider. Construction project starts have been up significantly, year over year since 2013.  The total construction amounts are up from 2013’s 547-billion-dollar level to 2019 projected revenues of just over 808 billion dollars. Among the gains and topping the list were single-family homes…

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Jacksonville Construction Law Defects

As legal counsel for many general contractors, Heekin Law, P.A. feels it is important for anyone involved with, or in the construction industry to understand some basic terms and their meanings regarding construction defects and the practice of construction law. Construction defect claims can be filed at anytime a property owner believes they have a…

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