When home improvement project disputes (invariably) arise, a law firm experienced in construction litigation and home improvement contractor dispute resolution practices and procedures can prove to be of invaluable assistance.
Under the Connecticut Home Improvement Act, Connecticut General Statutes §§ 20-418 et seq., you, as a homeowner, have certain invaluable legal protections that an experienced attorney can help you use to protect yourself from unscrupulous contractors and bogus claims, including defending and discharging mechanic’s liens and possibly recovering your attorney fees.
Urban Thier & Federer, P.A. offers years of professional construction litigation and home improvement contractor dispute resolution procedures experience.
From a home improvement project’s conceptual inception, planning and permitting, accepting bids and entering into home improvement contracts, through inspections and final approvals and certificates of occupancy, we can guide you through the construction process and help avoid the many potential pitfalls associated in addition to that and disputes and claims arising from that place.
Know your rights under the Connecticut Home Improvement Act. Know what to look for and insist upon in your home improvement contract. Know what to demand from your home improvement contractor.
Know the options you have to opt out of a projector in defense of a contractor’s threats, demands or claims. Know the circumstances under which you may have cause to terminate your contract and how best to go about the same. Be familiar with dispute resolution alternatives that can save you money in the event of a project gone awry.
Under the Home Improvement Act, a “home improvement contractor” is required to register with the State and present you, as the homeowner, with his or her official registration number.
Strict compliance with the Act is required. Agreements between a contractor and an owner for the performance of a “home improvement,” which is broadly defined to encompass most if not all home improvement projects, is governed by the Act.
No home improvement contract is valid and enforceable against you by your home improvement contractor unless it: