Residential Construction Lawyers in Galveston, Texas

Your House, Your Home

For most people, their home is the most important financial investment of their lives. Even more than that, their home is the primary place where memories are made. It can be especially distressing when a repair, remodel, or other construction project goes wrong.

Chapter 27 of the Texas Property Code

In Texas, any matter concerning the design, construction, or repair of a new residence, of an alteration of or repair or addition to an existing residence, on which a person has a complaint against a contractor is governed by Chapter 27 of the Texas Property Code, apply named the Texas Residential Construction Liability Act (RCLA). Additionally, these matters almost always implicate constitutional or statutory liens on the property.

Understanding Texas Residential Construction Law

Whether contractor or homeowner, it is important to understand the ins and outs of Texas Residential Construction Law before, or immediately after, a dispute arises. Some disputes cannot be avoided, but there are many ways to protect yourself in the event one does occur. We here at Melcer & Sullivan PLLC are here to help with your residential construction claim.

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