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Why work with a construction attorney?

On Behalf of | Aug 27, 2019 | Firm News

You’re not happy with the construction team you’re working with in Miami, and you’re worried that your concerns haven’t been taken seriously. That’s why you’re considering turning to a construction attorney for help. Some people have suggested that you can handle the situation on your own, but you’re not sure. What should you do?

The best thing is to have a consultation with a construction attorney who can help you determine how to handle the situation. Here are a few reasons to work with a construction attorney.

1. They know construction law

A construction attorney is beneficial for a few reasons. The primary reason is because they know construction law. As you probably are aware, construction law is more than just understanding building codes and local ordinances. Your attorney may also be familiar with construction contracts, how to handle consumer expectations and more.

2. They’re good at negotiating

Part of being an attorney involves helping resolve disputes. Your attorney is likely a skilled negotiator who can help you resolve disputes outside court. In the case that the dispute cannot be resolved, your attorney will also have the education required to help protect you at trial. With their guidance, you’ll be able to be well-prepared for any court date you need to attend.

3. They can handle communications between parties

Finally, remember that your attorney can help you handle communications. If the other party continues to call you, harass you or otherwise take up your time about aspects of your case that your attorney can handle, you can begin referring them to your attorney instead. Allow your attorney to take their calls and answer their questions. After all, your attorney has the education and experience to handle even the most difficult people.

There are many kinds of construction disputes that you may have to handle with construction, from dealing with materials that aren’t up to standard to finding out an installation was not performed correctly months or years after the completion of a project.

No matter what the issue is, it’s a smart choice to turn to a construction law attorney for help. They can begin to review your case and discuss with you what they believe you should expect if you want to use legal help to resolve a dispute. Good help goes a distance with construction claims, so speak with your attorney as soon as you believe that you have a case.