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Time and time again, homeowners hire fraudulent contractors without knowing so. There are many instances where the homeowner will hire a contractor without really knowing what they’re all about. Usually out of excitement, or desperation to complete unfinished work, homeowners will too often hire their contractor based off an estimate, without digging deeper as to… Read more »

Changes are an unavoidable aspect of construction. Although thorough effort and coordination are required in preparing the original project contract, specifications and construction drawings, there will still be changes. This is why owners are provided the right to make changes to the work under a typical contract changes clause.

It can be beyond upsetting and frustrating when a home improvement project comes to a screeching halt all because your hired contractor decided to disappear, becoming a no-show.  You purchased all materials, paid your deposit, and started demolition. Now what?  You are left with tons of unused materials, a shortage of capital, and a literal… Read more »

This Press Release was created by The Planning and Zoning Committee of St. Petersburg, Florida. St. Pete is committed to sustainable practices across the city. Green buildings set the standard for sustainable design and construction, prioritizing a triple bottom line of planet, people, and profit.

To minimize potential legal problems when planning construction, whether the project is a large commercial project, a new residence, or even a renovation to an existing structure, care must be taken to have essential terms included in the contract. The failure to identify essential terms in the construction contract will lead to project confusion, extended… Read more »

The Law Offices of John Caravella, P.C. does not own this content. This press release was created by Gov. Ron DeSantis’s Press Office, and was published on April 3rd, 2024. To view the full press release, please click here.  POLK COUNTY, Fla.—Today, Governor DeSantis was joined by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to announce… Read more »