Small construction and renovation projects need careful attention when it comes to the agreement between the owner and contractor. Preprinted work orders and agreements from the contractor rarely provide much, if any, protection for the property owner. Attorney Lydia Chesnick, a partner at Bernkopf Goodman in Boston has written an excellent article about some of the pitfalls of using “simple” agreements.
Her article is available at http://www.bg-llp.com/86278B/assets/files/News/CRE%20Managers.pdf . Please feel free to contact her directly if you have any questions.
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