Jul Jul 27, 2017

Mechanic’s Liens: Preserving Your Rights

By |2017-07-27T16:05:38+00:00July 27th, 2017|Construction Law|Comments Off on Mechanic’s Liens: Preserving Your Rights

At Woodall Batchelor PLLC, we understand that the ability to enforce mechanic’s liens rights depends on careful consideration before, during, and after construction. Here are a few of our best suggestions for preserving mechanic's liens rights. Draft mechanic's liens with precision Judges are instructed to carefully review mechanic’s liens and invalidate certain inaccurate liens.  Ensure you have an accurate and precise description of the owner, contractor, property, type of work, licensure information, affidavit and [...]

Jul Jul 20, 2017

M&A Process: Selling Your Business

By |2017-07-20T09:06:32+00:00July 20th, 2017|Business Law|Comments Off on M&A Process: Selling Your Business

Most entrepreneurs and business owners understand that a primary goal for many, if not most, startups and tech companies is to eventually sell the company, even if the founders intend to remain with the company. It goes without saying that selling your company can result in an enormous payday and provide continued vitality for the company going forward. That said, it’s critical that owners/entrepreneurs comply with legal requirements and protect their legal interests throughout [...]

Jul Jul 13, 2017

Vacancy and Occupancy Clauses in Property Insurance

By |2017-07-13T14:47:58+00:00July 13th, 2017|Insurance Law & Subrogation, Real Estate Law|Comments Off on Vacancy and Occupancy Clauses in Property Insurance

At Woodall Batchelor PLLC, we work with many commercial property owners whose renter's insurance policies have a provision that excludes all coverage if a building is vacant for a certain amount of time. Unfortunately, many of those same policies fail to define “vacant” or ‘vacancy.” So what does that lead to? If you guessed litigation, you’re absolutely right. Let's review some of the key terms in vacancy and occupancy clauses in property insurance. The vacancy and [...]