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Construction Law & Litigation

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Candamo Law PA will assist your business with construction law and litigation matters in a professional manner and with the personal attention your business deserves.

We provide representation to individuals and companies including developers, general contractors, subcontractors, building owners, suppliers, architects, engineers, and other professionals in all aspects of construction law. We will assist you throughout all stages of a construction project from the initial negotiation and preparation of construction documents through project completion. If a construction dispute arises, we will work diligently to find a creative solution to avoid costly litigation.

These disputes include claims involving construction liens, lien foreclosures, payment and performance bonds, negligent design, equitable liens on property or construction proceeds not disbursed, construction defects, real property disputes, breach of contract, breach of warranty, unjust enrichment, disputes based on open accounts, tortious interference with business relationships, defamation, and fraudulent misrepresentation. We also represent clients in mediation, arbitration and litigation, if it becomes necessary.

Candamo Law PA also represents individuals and businesses involved in a variety of industries including motor vehicle dealerships and sales, manufacturing, equipment financing and secured transactions, commercial property leasing, transportation, warehousing and distribution.

Construction Liens and Bonds

Candamo Law PA has the knowledge and experience to protect your interest in construction contracts. Liens and Bonds require an understanding of the legal requirements and deadlines. We represent general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in all trades to perfect liens for the value of the materials and labor when they have not been fully compensated for the construction improvements to the property. We also help clients enforce liens through foreclosures, litigation and judicial sales. We also assist clients with pursuing claims against bonding companies.

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We prepare lien and bond documents at flat fee rates, including the Notice to Owner, Claim of Lien, Contractor’s Final Payment Affidavit, Notice of Non-Payment, partial and final release of lien, and partial and final applications for payment.

Notice of Claims and Florida Law (Fla. Stat. Ch. 558)

Florida Statutes Chapter 558 governs resolution of construction defects and it applies to all commercial and residential construction projects unless the parties have agreed to opt-out of the requirements. Chapter 558 is considered an “effective alternative dispute resolution mechanism.” It is important to retain an attorney that understands the requirements of this statute before filing or defending a lawsuit involving construction defects.

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