A construction defect in California can end up costing you thousands of dollars, not to mention headaches and stress. If you have a construction dispute, centered around either commercial or residential property, you may need an experienced construction defect lawyer to help you obtain compensation.
People who are suddenly embroiled in a construction dispute may need a construction defect attorney with specific knowledge about residential and commercial defects. But many homeowners might not know even where to begin when choosing a construction defect lawyer. At the Law Offices of Freeman & Freeman, we want to make the process as smooth as possible for people looking for legal assistance. The following are a few steps folks looking for a construction defect lawyer in Sacramento or the surrounding area in Northern California.
Make sure the attorney specializes in construction law and has deep-rooted knowledge in construction law. The lawyer should be up to date on the latest rules and regulations.
Make sure the lawyer has experience. An inexperienced attorney may not be prepared to handle often complex arbitration or mediation proceedings. Be sure to talk to your attorney about the number of cases he or she has handled in the past.
Make sure the lawyer can explain the consequences of his or her decisions. You will need to be aware of the risks involved as you move forward in a case.
It’s important to work with a lawyer you feel comfortable with. You are putting your trust in your attorney. You will need someone who is not only experienced, but smart, ethical and respected in the profession. Don’t hesitate to ask for references from the attorney.
If you or someone you know needs to discuss a potential construction defect case with a lawyer in Northern California, don’t hesitate to contact a Sacramento construction defect lawyer with the Law Offices of Freeman & Freeman. We are determined and experienced attorneys who are dedicated to helping clients obtain the results they need.