Frequently asked questions

Q1. How Long is a Builder Liable for Their Work in Texas?

Q2. What is the Defect Liability Period in Texas? What are the Statute of Limitations?

Q3. How do I File a Claim Against Another Contractor?

Q4. Who is Responsible for Building Defects?

Q5. Can a Contractor be Criminally Liable for Defects?

Q6. What is Implied Terms in Construction Contracts?

Q7. What is Common Law in Construction Contracts?

Q8. Can a Contractor Bill me For More Than the Written Estimate at the Start of the Project?

Q9. Is an Oral Construction Contract Legally Valid?

Q10. When Should I Hire a Texas Construction Lawyer?


Whether someone is at the beginning, middle, or end of a construction job, legal complications are the last thing anyone needs. That’s where the Texas construction lawyers at Massingill come in. Our legal team handles residential and commercial construction disputes alike, and we are well-versed in making complex legal issues simple for our clients. The proof is in our results. We have a five-star Google rating from our clients, and we are famously responsive to their needs. We are experienced business and construction lawyers, and we collaborate with our clients to get them the best results possible. Our firm handles many types of construction law issues for clients across Texas.

Types of Businesses We Help

Construction Contracting
Pool Installation
Flooring Companies

How Our Construction Law Attorneys Can Help

Lien filing & Disputes
Contract Drafting & Review
Commercial Lease Agreements
Contract Disputes
Residential & Commercial Projects


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