Melbourne Construction Lawyer
Construction projects are essential to success for many Florida businesses, but they are also a breeding ground for disputes. With so many pieces of the puzzle, including property owners, general contractors, sub-contractors, material men, suppliers, and others, it is no wonder conflicts arise. Disagreements can have devastating effects and threaten an entire project, so it is crucial to retain experienced counsel to resolve issues before they worsen.
At de Beaubien, Simmons, Knight, Mantzaris & Neal, LLP, our Melbourne construction lawyers bring 40 years of combined experience to the table in representing clients at all phases of a project. We can assist with negotiations, budgeting, regulatory, drafting contracts, and other tasks, with a goal to preemptively avoid disputes. However, we are prepared to represent your interests in the event of conflicts, whether in arbitration, mediation, or in court.
Construction Contracts and Transactions
Construction law requires comprehensive knowledge of the entire lifecycle of a project, from planning to execution to completion. Our construction practice group has high-level experience counseling various individuals and corporate entities in a wide range of construction law issues. At the core of the business relationship is the contract, which requires in-depth legal knowledge and attention to detail that our lawyers possess.
We will assist with negotiating and drafting key documents, and our lawyers will meticulously review any important documents presented to you. Our attorneys will ensure that the document is legally sound, incorporates reasonable expectations, and properly accounts for jobsite conditions, insurance and other matters. In addition, our construction law team has the experience necessary to predict and protect against unforeseen circumstances. While we cannot provide a guarantee against litigation, we can ensure your company is in the best possible position in the event of disputes.
Skilled Advocates in Construction Litigation
Lawsuits involving construction can be the most complicated type of litigation, with multiple players, contractors, insurance companies, financing entities, and more. Our construction law attorneys at de Beaubien, Simmons, Knight, Mantzaris & Neal, LLP understand these complexities, so we appreciate the importance of a thorough investigation and assessment of your legal rights. If litigation is inevitable, we will fight to protect your interests with such issues as:
- General contractor and subcontractor disputes;
- Allegations regarding construction flaws or design defects;
- Delay claims;
- Bid protests;
- Public payment and performance bonds;
- Construction lien defense and enforcement;
- Pre-litigation negotiations;
- Arbitration and mediation;
- Labor disputes; and,
- Many more.
In addition to representing you during construction litigation, our lawyers can also advise you on strategies to avoid future legal conflicts.
Contact an Experienced Melbourne Construction Lawyer Today
Construction law can be extremely complex, so it is important to work with an experienced lawyer before relationships break down or other threats put your project in jeopardy. Our Melbourne construction law attorneys at de Beaubien, Simmons, Knight, Mantzaris & Neal, LLP will ensure your interests are on solid legal footing, from the early planning and development stages through to conclusion. Please call our Melbourne offices at 321-421-5529 to speak a member of our team. We are happy to schedule a consultation to learn more about your business and construction project.