September 4, 2019

What Are Indemnity Agreements in Construction Contracts?

Contractors, subcontractors and all those involved in the construction industry have heard the term indemnity. It is also important that any construction professional understand what it […]
August 23, 2019

Are Co-Owners Entitled to Rent?

In Louisiana, people can become co-owners of immovable property through various means, but the two most common methods are through marriage/divorce and through succession.  No matter […]
August 23, 2019

Common Issues Faced By Louisiana Contractors

According to the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors, there are approximately 1100 licensed contractors in New Orleans. The State of Louisiana has a vested interest […]
August 23, 2019

Are Forum Selection Clauses Valid in Louisiana Construction Contracts?

Louisiana Revised Statute §9:2779 provides that with respect to construction contracts when one of the parties is domiciled in Louisiana and the work is to be […]
August 21, 2019

Louisiana Suppliers’ Rights Under The Louisiana Public Works Act

Materialmen’s Privilege Under the Louisiana Public Works Act, the definition of “Claimant” includes any person to whom money is due pursuant to a contract with the […]
August 21, 2019

Louisiana Suppliers’ Rights Under the Louisiana Private Works Act

Supplier’s Rights Under the Private Works Act, suppliers are included in the list of persons that have a privilege on an immovable to secure “the price […]
August 19, 2019

How to Get Paid Quickly on Private Projects

Collecting payments from contractors can be frustrating. Contractors generally won’t pay their subcontractors until they have been paid by the owner or are reassured payment is […]
August 19, 2019

Is your HOA trying force you to remove a fence, RV, or sign claiming that they are in violation of HOA covenants?

In Louisiana, HOA’s and the issues that come with them forced the Louisiana legislature to enact the Louisiana Homeowners Association Act in the late 1990’s.  Since […]
August 6, 2019

LEGAL UPDATE: Louisiana Legislature Overhauls Rules for Mechanic’s Liens

The Louisiana legislature has updated Louisiana lien laws by passing HB 203.  While most changes won’t take place until the new year, several changes take place […]

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