Construction Law Articles

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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What Can a Utah Property Owner Do When a Co-Owner Fails to Pay Property Expenses?
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, a person can hold title to real estate with other people in a variety of ways, ...
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Does Amending a Recorded Notice of Lien Reset the Deadline to Foreclose on a Construction Lien 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. To preserve a lien claim, a lien claimant must, among other things, record a notice of construction ...
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Timelines (and the Statute of Limitations) for Foreclosing on a Trust Deed 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. In Utah, trust deeds are often used to secure loans, ranging from loans for homebuyers to loans ...
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How to Deal with Ambiguous 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. What happens when two parties to a contract disagree about what the contract language means? How are ...
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Utah Construction Liens: an overview of the Five Basic Steps
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, a construction lien is a valuable tool for any contractor, subcontractor, or supplier who does ...
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Lien Worthy Restoration Work
In Utah, to lien, you must do more than clean. Restoration contractors often do more than clean up when disaster strikes a home or business. When a restoration contractor physically improves the structure, there may be a basis for a lien ...
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The Final Steps of a Lien Claim: Winning the Lawsuit, Selling the Property, and Dividing up Proceeds
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 prior articles, I explained four general steps to preserving and enforcing a construction lien (also known ...
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Force Majeure Clauses and COVID-19
Many contracts include what is commonly known as a “Force Majeure” clause. “Force Majeure” translates literally as “superior strength.” Force majeure clauses may also be known as “Act of God” clauses. A force majeure clause is intended to reduce or ...
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