Construction Litigation In Southern Maryland
Whether you are a homeowner with serious concerns about the quality of a contractor’s work on your future home, or a builder encountering difficulties in getting paid for services rendered, Ralph W. Powers, Jr., P.C., provides the experienced representation you need.
Upper Marlboro construction law attorney Ralph W. Powers represents either party in transactions and disputes — homeowners and commercial property owners as well as general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in the construction industry. He can examine the contract for ambiguities or potential legal problems, or he can protect your interests in or out of court if you are already involved in a dispute.
Our law firm handles construction law and construction litigation in Prince George’s, Calvert, Charles, St. Mary’s and Anne Arundel counties. Contact us to discuss construction law and construction litigation with our attorney.
Prince George’s County And Waldorf
Construction Defects Lawyer
With more than 35 years of experience, Ralph Powers can knowledgeably address all construction-related matters, including:
Construction contracts — negotiation, review, change orders, bonding and sureties
- Contract enforcement — fraud, nonperformance or undue delays
- Construction defects — structural defects, substandard workmanship
- Mechanic’s liens — nonpayment claims against the owner or general contractor
Construction disputes can be complex and tense. For property owners, a lien or threatened foreclosure is stressful and scary, and getting shoddy construction amended can be frustrating. For construction companies and tradesmen, timely payment is critical to paying the bills and continuing current or future jobs. Before long, all parties are suing each other in cross-claims and counterclaims.
Ralph Powers draws on three decades of legal knowledge and industry insights to help parties resolve these conflicts as fairly and efficiently as possible. Some situations are amenable to mediation or a negotiated solution, especially in early stages. Mr. Powers is also prepared to file liens or lawsuits and follow through all the way to trial if necessary to protect your interests or force the other party to adhere to the contract.
A Note About Maryland Home Improvement Law:
The contractor you select to make repairs or improvements to your home can have a significant impact on the validity of the contract itself. By using a licensed contractor, you are financially protected from losses up to $10,000 that occur due to unsafe or unacceptable workmanship. If you employ an unlicensed contractor, however, you may have difficulty recouping your losses if the work performed is substandard.
Three Decades Of Experience In Construction Law
Ralph Powers provides sophisticated representation to achieve the most favorable resolution to your construction dispute. Call us at (240) 428-6800 or email us.
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