Construction Law Articles

Boundary by Estoppel: How Representing Wrong Property Lines in Utah Is Binding
If you need help or would like to speak with an experienced attorney, please call (801) 365-1030 or click here to contact us. Let’s suppose you buy undeveloped property and ask your east neighbor where the property line is so you can build ...
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Deadline to Record Construction Lien in Utah
Utah contractors have a limited time to file a valid construction lien. Determining whether a lien is timely depends on the circumstances of each project. Contractors should be aware of important dates and project milestones to best protect their right ...
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Boundary by Agreement: How Agreeing to Wrong Property Lines in Utah Is Binding
If You need help or would like to speak with an experienced attorney, please call (801) 365-1030 or click here to contact us. Let’s suppose your neighbor wants to build a fence between your two properties. You two aren’t sure where the ...
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My Neighbor’s Water is Flooding Into My Land. What Are My Rights in Utah?
If you need help or would like to speak with an experienced attorney, please call (801) 365-1030 or click here to contact us. If water from your neighbor’s property is flooding into and damaging your property, what can you do? Who ...
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Construction Liens and Attorney’s Fee Provisions, Two Ways for Contractors to Protect their Paydays
By Benton M. Eskelsen801-365-1021benton@snjlegal.com   One of the worst parts of working in the construction industry is how often clients, general contractors, etc. refuse to pay contractors for a job without any justification. Similarly, one of the worst parts of ...
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What Happens When a Utah Contractor Works Without a License?
If you need help or would like to speak with an experienced attorney, please call (801) 365-1030 or click here to contact us. Doing construction work in Utah without a proper license is a risky business. This article discusses what ...
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Spoliation: When You Must Preserve Evidence in Utah Lawsuits
If you need help or would like to speak with an experienced attorney, please call (801) 365-1030 or click here to contact us. In Utah lawsuits, both sides have a duty to preserve and not destroy relevant evidence. This article ...
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Unconscionable and Unenforceable Contracts in Utah
If you need help or would like to speak with an experienced attorney, please call (801) 365-1030 or click here to contact us. Almost every contract in Utah is enforceable, but a contract or agreement that is unconscionable is unenforceable. ...
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Rights Under Express Easements in Utah
If you need help or would like to speak with an experienced attorney, please call (801) 365-1030 or click here to contact us. An easement is the right to use another person’s land. In Utah, easements can be created in a variety ...
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