Little Rock Construction Lawyer, Arkansas


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Stephen B. Niswanger Lawyer

Stephen B. Niswanger

VERIFIED
Lawsuit & Dispute, Collection, Real Estate, Contract, Construction

Steve Niswanger is the managing member of the firm and has about 20 years experience in business and general litigation and transactions, with an emph... (more)

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James F. Swindoll Lawyer

James F. Swindoll

VERIFIED
Accident & Injury, Health Care, Environmental Law, Industry Specialties, Construction

James F. Swindoll has been practicing personal injury and products liability law in Arkansas since he received his J.D. from the University of Arkansa... (more)

John D. Watson

Administrative Law, Corporate, Construction, Litigation
Status:  In Good Standing           

Michael P. Vanderford

Construction, Insurance, Contract, Legal Malpractice
Status:  In Good Standing           
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Marian Major McMullan

Land Use & Zoning, Construction, Trademark, Corporate
Status:  In Good Standing           

Amy Clemmons Brown

Banking & Finance, Construction, Corporate, Land Use & Zoning
Status:  In Good Standing           

Brett David Watson

Construction, Mental Health, Federal Appellate Practice, Family Law
Status:  In Good Standing           

Kelly Anne Halstead

Eminent Domain, Construction, Corporate, Land Use & Zoning
Status:  In Good Standing           

Jeffrey H. Moore

Class Action, Construction, Litigation, Securities
Status:  In Good Standing           

Donald H. Bacon

Construction, Complex Litigation, Aviation, Asbestos & Mesothelioma
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  42 Years

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LEGAL TERMS

MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE (MLS)

A computer-based service that provides real estate professionals with detailed listings of most homes currently on the market. Much of the information can now b... (more...)
A computer-based service that provides real estate professionals with detailed listings of most homes currently on the market. Much of the information can now be obtained by the public through websites like www.realtor.com.

PERMANENT RESIDENT

A non-U.S. citizen who has been given permission to make his or her permanent home in the United States. If you acquire permanent residence, you will be issued ... (more...)
A non-U.S. citizen who has been given permission to make his or her permanent home in the United States. If you acquire permanent residence, you will be issued a green card to prove it. The terms permanent resident and 'green card holder' mean exactly the same thing. You cannot be a permanent resident without a green card and you cannot have a green card without being a permanent resident. As a permanent resident, you may travel as much as you like, but your place of residence must be the United States and you must keep that residence on a permanent basis. If you leave the United States and stay away for more than a year, you risk losing your green card.

MONTH-TO-MONTH TENANCY

A rental agreement that provides for a one-month tenancy that is automatically renewed each month unless either tenant or landlord gives the other the proper am... (more...)
A rental agreement that provides for a one-month tenancy that is automatically renewed each month unless either tenant or landlord gives the other the proper amount of written notice (usually 30 days) to terminate the agreement. Some landlords prefer to use month-to-month tenancies because it gives them the right to raise the rent after giving proper notice. This type of rental also provides a landlord with an easy way to get rid of troublesome tenants, because in most states month-to-month tenancies can be terminated for any reason.

SECURITY DEPOSIT

A payment required by a landlord to ensure that a tenant pays rent on time and keeps the rental unit in good condition. If the tenant damages the property or le... (more...)
A payment required by a landlord to ensure that a tenant pays rent on time and keeps the rental unit in good condition. If the tenant damages the property or leaves owing rent, the landlord can use the security deposit to cover what the tenant owes.

SEVERABILITY CLAUSE

A provision in a contract that preserves the rest of the contract if a portion of it is invalidated by a court. Without a severability clause, a decision by the... (more...)
A provision in a contract that preserves the rest of the contract if a portion of it is invalidated by a court. Without a severability clause, a decision by the court finding one part of the contract unenforceable would invalidate the entire document.

UNCLEAN HANDS

A legal doctrine that prevents a plaintiff who has acted unethically in relation to a lawsuit from winning the suit or from recovering as much money as she woul... (more...)
A legal doctrine that prevents a plaintiff who has acted unethically in relation to a lawsuit from winning the suit or from recovering as much money as she would have if she had behaved honorably. For example, if a contractor is suing a homeowner to recover the price of work he did on the home, his failure to perform the work as specified would leave him with unclean hands.

UNIFORM TRANSFERS TO MINORS ACT

A statute, adopted by almost all states, that provides a method for transferring property to minors and arranging for an adult to manage it until the child is o... (more...)
A statute, adopted by almost all states, that provides a method for transferring property to minors and arranging for an adult to manage it until the child is old enough to receive it. See custodian.

ACT OF GOD

An extraordinary and unexpected natural event, such as a hurricane, tornado, earthquake or even the sudden death of a person. An act of God may be a defense aga... (more...)
An extraordinary and unexpected natural event, such as a hurricane, tornado, earthquake or even the sudden death of a person. An act of God may be a defense against liability for injuries or damages. Under the law of contracts, an act of God often serves as a valid excuse if one of the parties to the contract is unable to fulfill his or her duties -- for instance, completing a construction project on time.

ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE

A paperless method of entering into an electronic contract. To 'sign' a contract electronically, a person may be asked to click an 'I Accept' button or use a 'k... (more...)
A paperless method of entering into an electronic contract. To 'sign' a contract electronically, a person may be asked to click an 'I Accept' button or use a 'key' to encrypt (scramble) information that uniquely identifies the signer using a method called Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). Electronic signatures are as binding as those in ink.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

MAY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY v. TOWN CREEK CONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENT, LLC

In a written contract, May agreed to perform site work on Town Creek's residential development, Aspen Ridge. To finance the project, Town Creek obtained a loan from Chambers Bank, secured by a mortgage filed on July 20, 2005. May conducted some activity on the ...

Martin v. Jensen Construction Company

The wage-loss factor is the extent to which a compensable injury has affected the claimant's ability to earn a livelihood. Sivixay v. Danaher Tool Group, 2009 Ark. App. 786, ___ SW3d ___. When a claimant has an impairment rating to the body as a whole, the Commission ...

Nabholz Construction Corp. v. Gates

In reviewing decisions from the Workers' Compensation Commission, we view the evidence and all reasonable inferences deducible therefrom in the light most favorable to the Commission's findings, and we affirm if the decision is supported by substantial evidence. Whitlach v. ...