Publications for Construction Contracts
Acquiring Michigan agricultural property involves a number of legal issues. One that should be addressed with an attorney is the effect of the acquisition on the qualified agricultural property exemption (“Ag Exemption”).
Article includes easy and straightforward practices that make negotiating contracts via e-mail more efficient.
The Michigan Construction Lien Act limits a contractor's right to a construction lien in regard to work performed on residential structures.
For decades, Michigan law has prohibited construction contract language that made one party indemnify or be responsible for another party’s sole negligence. The legislature recently amended this statute.
The Michigan Court of Appeals held that a contractor’s construction lien was invalid because the contractor failed to record the lien within 90 days after the last furnishing of labor or material for the improvement.
Building Information Modeling (BIM) refers to software capable of creating "live" virtual three-dimensional, "intelligent" parametric models.
In J & J Plumbing and Heating v Tate, J & J sued Foster Swift clients Tate and VanBeelen for an alleged breach of an oral contract to purchase its plumbing business for $400,000.
The American Institute of Architects recently published revised versions of some of its key contract documents, many of which had not been revised since 1997.