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The Construction Law Department of Califf & Harper provides legal guidance, counseling, and representation to clients at every stage of a construction project. The law firm has represented clients in matters involving many types of construction projects, including, among others: residential, schools, museums, office buildings, auto dealerships, retail locations, runways, roads, pipelines and county courthouses. Our attorneys have been proud to serve clients from the public sector, private owners, design professionals, general contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers with respect to areas of concern from the initial contracts to claims and disputes arising before, during, and after completion of the construction project.

Examples of specific areas of construction services provided by our law firm include:

  • Pre-Liens
  • Enforcement of rights of Mechanics Liens, Stop Notices, Payment Bonds, and Performance Bonds
  • Home Improvement Contracts
  • Commercial and Residential Construction Contracts
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Licensing issues
  • Advising general contractors, sub-contractors, and homeowners before, during, and after construction projects

Our attorneys have litigated construction issues throughout the State of Illinois and Iowa and take pride in providing their clients personal service, strong and innovative advocacy, and dedication to searching for the best solution to meet their clients’ needs.

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