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Construction Law
We center our law practice on the construction industry, representing contractors, suppliers, property owners and construction professionals of all shapes and sizes in legal matters that affect their business. From filing liens and bond claims to preserve rights, Smiley Law is a full service New Orleans construction law firm.
Business Litigation
In its simplest terms, business litigation in New Orleans is legal action following resulting from a dispute between businesses, business partners, investors, contractors, suppliers, etc. When a dispute cannot be resolved between business entities, it may be necessary to pursue litigation. The Smiley Law Firm can help.
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What Every Contractor Should Know About Louisiana's Revisions to the Private Works Act Over the years construction industry professionals have dealt with the Louisiana Private Works Act and it has remained relatively unchanged since the 1980s. In 2019 the Louisiana...

Preliminary Notice 101: Texas

Preliminary Notice 101: Texas

When you work as a subcontractor in the construction industry, there are lots of hazards of the job. This is particularly true if you work in Texas. First, there are the physical demands of the job. You must be able to complete the work at hand and stay safe. You must...

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