This article explores Notices of Non-Payment under the Construction Act in closer detail, as well as their requirements and the consequences (or lack thereof) of non-compliance.

Deficiencies are a common reason for litigation in construction proceedings. Dissatisfaction due to deficient work can make homeowners act in a zealous manner – namely, firing existing contractors, hiring subsequent contractors to finish or correct remaining work, and litigating against the initial contractor for the cost of correcting such deficiencies. However, the law recognizes that reasonable opportunities must be provided to correct such deficiencies before setoff or claim rights are allowed.

In this article, we outline some concerns that financiers and developers face when engaging in construction financing, along with the various challenges they face, and the ways in which lawyers can help them navigate these issues.

A fixed price contract offers a ‘fixed price’, meaning a fixed scope of work for a predetermined price. Read this article to learn more about the benefits and risks of entering into these forms of agreements.

Many lawyers consider the non-disparagement clause to be necessary when drafting a form of Full and Final Release. The real question, however, is whether these clauses are deemed enforceable.

The goal of every residential renovation is always to increase the value of property and improve people’s quality of life. During any renovation project, a homeowner must expend significant time and monetary resources, where homeowners must sacrifice personal comfort and enduring disruption to everyday life. As such, before embarking on any construction project, every homeowner should consider the major points raised in this article.

Think all civil litigation follows the same procedure? Think again. Read our latest article to learn about the nuanced procedural differences under ordinary litigation and construction lien proceeding.

Three years into the Interim Adjudication process under Part II.1 of the Construction Act, it is apparent that what was promised as a quick and dirty approach to dispute resolution is turning into a fly-by-night process that creates more problems than solutions. In this article, the author shares his thoughts on some of these problems.

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