Category Archives: Commercial Litigation

Residential vs. Commercial Liens

Sometimes a project may appear to be residential but its actually a commercial job. This is because of the way the Texas Property Code defines residential projects. The fact that the property is a house or condo is not controlling.



Why GCs Should Still File A Lien If They Miss Their Deadline

So you missed your lien deadline and you’re a general contractor. Well, as long as the property has no been sold, you can still protect your interest.  You should file your lien as quickly as possible.

Why Residential Contractors Need to Understand the DTPA

If you’re doing residential construction in Texas you need to understand the Deceptive Trade Practices Act (“DTPA”). Most of residential construction claims will be made under the DTPA so understanding the act could help you to shield yourself from liability.