Construction Law 101: A Guide from Cantwell & Goldman, P.A.

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Construction projects carry significant financial risks for all parties. If you have a dispute regarding a construction contract, change order, alleged construction defect or payment issue, you should obtain legal representation as soon as possible.

Cantwell & Goldman, P.A. has a great deal of experience in construction litigation, involving both residential and commercial development projects. Our firm handles a wide range of construction law matters on behalf of contractors, lenders and owners, including:

  • Payment and collection disputes
  • Litigation involving construction change orders
  • Performance bond issues
  • Construction defect litigation
  • Construction liens
  • Other construction law matters

We will aggressively represent you to protect your interests and achieve your goals. Contact our firm for consultation with an experienced Cocoa construction attorney.

Melbourne Construction Contract Litigation Attorneys

William Cantwell is board certified in construction law by the Florida Bar Association.

Attorney William Cantwell has represented clients in construction law matters for more than 15 years. During that time, Mr. Cantwell has earned a reputation for aggressive, results-oriented advocacy. Whether it involves a commercial or residential development project, our firm will work diligently to protect your rights and achieve the optimal outcome for you.

Construction Liens

Florida law, as defined in Chapter 713, imposes significant penalties on an owner who does not pay for construction improvements. The contractor may place a lien against the property, and the owner may be required to pay twice for those improvements. Contractors on the other hand face strict time deadlines for enforcing their rights. If you have a dispute about construction work done on a property, you need an attorney on your side.

Cantwell & Goldman, P.A. has extensive experience in construction lien cases. We will take prompt action to protect your rights and interests.

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