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New California Construction Laws for 2022

In 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed several laws impacting California contractors and employers. Below is a list of the key changes that can affect your business. A.B. 1023 – Electronic Records for Contractors and Subcontractors (Effective Jan. 1, 2022) …
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The Increased Importance of Contract Negotiation in a Pandemic Environment

Nearly every contract is negotiable. The importance of thoroughly reviewing, understanding and negotiating contract terms cannot be understated.  However, the importance of contract negotiation has taken on an increased role in our current pandemic environment. The pandemic period has seen…
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When Must a California Contractor Pay Prevailing Wages?—The Answer is Not Always Simple

California law requires that all workers employed on public works projects must be paid the proper and legally correct prevailing wage, as determined by the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and according to the type of work…
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5 Tips for a Successful Deposition
Wrap Insurance Policies: Avoiding Problems and Gaps in Coverage
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Wrap Insurance Policies: Avoiding Problems and Gaps in Coverage
How to File a Bid Protest
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How to File a Bid Protest
Enforcing a Bid
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Enforcing a Broken Promise: Getting a bid honored
Enforcing a bid
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Protecting Your Mechanic’s Lien Rights When the Owner Files for Bankruptcy
Civil Wage and Penalty Assessment by the DLSE
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Successfully Negotiating a Civil Wage and Penalty Assessment by the DLSE
Corporate Formalities: Are They Necessary?
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Corporate Formalities: Are They Necessary?
Construction Contracts
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Drafting or Reviewing Enforceable Construction Contracts that Will be Performed
Release Bonds
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Release Bonds: What Are They Good For?
Succession Planning
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Succession Planning: Is Your Business Prepared for a Smooth Transition?
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Keys to Getting Paid on Extras Claims: Documentation
Bankruptcy Law
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How Creditors Can Stay in the Game when a Debtor Changes Their Name
Hold Harmless Agreements
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How Contractual Indemnity/Hold Harmless Agreements Work (In Theory)
Civil Wage Penalties
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Navigating a Civil Wage and Penalty Assessment on a Public Works Project
The Importance of Maintaining Corporate Formalities
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Preventing Personal Liabilitiy of Shareholders: The Importance of Maintaining Corporate Formalities