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Construction Law

Resolve disputes between contractors, subcontractors,
architects, suppliers and owners

Business Litigation

Resolve disputes between businesses and
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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.

Seth is knowledgeable and very easy to work with. He was always available when I had questions and always communicating the updates to us. I highly recommend Smiley Law Firm.

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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...

Louisiana New Home Warranty Act – Builders Requirements to Fix

Many clients have come to Wolfe Law Group after having issues with the builder of their new home. The Louisiana New Home Warranty Act (NHWA) is a one-stop-shop for Louisiana residents looking to resolve legal disputes with their homebuilder, as the NHWA provides the exclusive remedies, warranties and peremptive periods between builders and owners of new homes. La. R.S. 9:3150.

Preliminary Notice 101

Because the laws regarding preliminary notices change frequently, it isn't uncommon for contractors and subcontractors to feel confused regarding who should file them and when. The simple answer is that they should be filed before a project by the primary contractor....

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