Legal

Ask a lawyer and get answers to your legal questions

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Legal Questions
I am a construction contractor in the state of California
I am a construction contractor in the state of California and I did multiple projects for a general contractor who have jobs for Cushman Wakefield a large property management firm. As a requirement fo… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
26,159 satisfied customers
We are building a garage in Louisa, Virginia. Our Contractor
We are building a garage in Louisa, Virginia. Our Contractor is a CLASS A CONTRACTOR with a clean record, based on the Virginia contractor website. The contract amount is $58,900 with a $15K deposit, … read more
CalAttorney2
CalAttorney2
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,845 satisfied customers
Hi, I hired a a general contractor to build my home. The
Hi, I hired a a general contractor to build my home. The home was completed and I moved in on April 30, 2013. I received a 20 days notice in December 2013 from roofing company that was hired by my GC … read more
TexLaw
TexLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
4,347 satisfied customers
We had a general contractor who hired a subcontractor. We
We had a general contractor who hired a subcontractor. We paid the general contractor and had an agreement that he was going to fully pay the subcontractor. We got a call from the subcontractor statin… read more
Andrea, Esq.
Andrea, Esq.
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
10,512 satisfied customers
I am looking for the Law or case law that state a waiver of
I am looking for the Law or case law that state a waiver of your mechanics lien rights is unenforceable because it goes against public policy… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,744 satisfied customers
Under South Carolina Lien law; An Owner finds out a General
Under South Carolina Lien law; An Owner finds out a General Contractor that was hired to build his home has not been paying subcontractors and suppliers even though the Owner has been paying the Gener… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
45,383 satisfied customers
In a nutshell, i am director of sales/marketing for a company
In a nutshell, i am director of sales/marketing for a company that works construction. We are currently being sub-contracted out and are dealing with a large project in question being reviewed that ha… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
As a home owner, are you reponsible for money owed by your
As a home owner, are you reponsible for money owed by your contractor to sub contractor like plumbers? 2 Does the plumber need a signed contract first before he begind work? If he doesn't, am I respon… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
When a General Contractor files a Notice of completion with
When a General Contractor files a "Notice of completion" with an owner, does the completion notice have a provision whereas the GC is guaranteeing the owner that all subcontractors and/or vendors have… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I DID A JOB FOR A CONTRACTOR WHO HAS A CONTRACT WITH THE CITY OF HUNTSVILLE HE I
I DID A JOB FOR A CONTRACTOR WHO HAS A CONTRACT WITH THE CITY OF HUNTSVILLE HE IS SAYING THAT BECAUSE IT IS OWNED BY THE "GOVERNMENT" THAT I CANT FILE A LIEN FOR MY LABORS THIS TRUE (IT IS THE HOUSING… read more
Andrea, Esq.
Andrea, Esq.
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
10,512 satisfied customers
I experienced flood damage to my entire first floor, which
I experienced flood damage to my entire first floor, which as an end result, had to gut out my whole first floor. I paid a contractor to put all new flooring in, to a total of $4100.00. I received a l… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
55,364 satisfied customers
What requriements are needed to justify a Construction Lien ,
What requriements are needed to justify a "Construction Lien", that has been placed agaisnt the property of a real estate property. This property is to be divided 7 ways among the 7 children of their … read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I am currently under contract with a General Contractor to
I am currently under contract with a General Contractor to do a home improvement. The general contractor needs to hire sub-contractors to do some work (i.e. plumbing, electrical, HVAC and sheet rock i… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
We are a California low voltage contractor, and we are a sub
We are a California low voltage contractor, and we are a sub contractor to the electrical contractor who is sub to the GC on two projects. They are a Santa Clara County fleet center remodel, and a Cha… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
My company worked for General Contractor on hotel remodeling
My company worked for General Contractor on hotel remodeling job. 3 months after finishing I did not get my retainage paid with explanation, that GC did not get paid by the owners and so GC had to pla… read more
GoLaw
GoLaw
Doctoral Degree
751 satisfied customers
i am a subcontractor who has not been paid by the general contractor.
i am a subcontractor who has not been paid by the general contractor. can i put a mechanics lien on the clients property for not getting waivers from the subs showing payment made prior to paying the … read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,362 satisfied customers
can a sub-contractor be paid direct by owner and will
can a sub-contractor be paid direct by owner and will a lien waiver from the sub contractor be sufficient even though general contractor may refuse to issue his lien waiver for the debt?39433.46576616… read more
The Legal Eagle
The Legal Eagle
Juris Doctor
2 satisfied customers
can a sub-contractor be paid direct by owner and will a
can a sub-contractor be paid direct by owner and will a lien waiver from the sub contractor be sufficient even though general contractor may refuse to issue his lien waiver for the debt? I fear that i… read more
Alice Wright
Alice Wright
Research Expert
Bachelor's Degree
302 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

24,699 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

Law Educator, Esq.

Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney

49,385 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

29,324 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer

8,245 satisfied customers

Providing information, not representation

Guillermo Senmartin

Guillermo Senmartin

Lawyer

306 satisfied customers

Principal Attorney at Guillermo J. Senmartin, P.A.

Ray

Ray

Lawyer

20,386 satisfied customers

30 years in civil, probate, real estate, elder law

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x