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When Fixture Manufacturers And Retailers Meet In Court
February 26, 2008, 2:36 pm
Filed under: Construction Law Developments

Marc Supcoff is quoted in survey article on construction litigation/claims published in June/July 2004 issue of NASM Magazine.  Please copy this link in your browser to read article (Mr. Supcoff is interviewed at page 26 of magazine):  www.nasfm.org/RR_Docs/nmag394.pdf 



Which States Require a Contractor License?
February 25, 2008, 4:48 pm
Filed under: Construction Law Developments

Contractors doing business throughout the United States often ask:  Which states require a contractor license?  Based upon a quick survey of the 50 states, the following states have some form of contractor licensing requirement (DISCLAIMER: this is not legal advice – you should contact an attorney for legal advice):

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California,  Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia (home improvements); Florida, Georgia (speciality contractors); Hawaii, Idaho (public works); Illinois (specialty contractors); Iowa (registration); Kansas (county/city); Kentucky (specialty contractors); Louisiana; Maryland; Massachusetts (home improvements); Michigan (residential builders and specialty contractors); Minnesota (specialty contractors); Mississippi (residential builders and remodelers);  Missouri (asbestos abatement); Montana; Nebraka (electrical and Douglas, Sarpy and Lancaster Counties); Nevada; New Hampshire (speciality contractors); New Jersey (home repair, public works and specialty contractors); New Mexico; New York (municipalities); North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio (specialty contractors);  Oklahoma (specialty contractors);  Oregon (registration);  Pennsylvania (specialty contractors);  Rhode Island (residential); South Carolina;  South Dakota (excise tax license); Tennessee;  Texas (specialty contractors);  Utah;  Vermont (plumbers and electricians);  Virginia;  Washington (registration);  West Virginia, Wyoming (speciality contractors);



News Clippings
February 22, 2008, 5:46 pm
Filed under: News Clippings

The Home Front Section of today’s Wall Street Journal has an informative article (with pictures) on roofing material options.    Asphalt shingles are compared to architectual asphalt shingles, composite, metal, cedar wood shakes, slate, and clay tile.



NY Construction Law Developments
February 22, 2008, 2:40 pm
Filed under: Construction Law Developments

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Hello world!
February 21, 2008, 8:39 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

Welcome to my blog!  I have my own construction law firm located in Manhattan.  My email address is: msupcoff@designandbuildlaw.com.   The purpose of my blog is to share information and discuss legal developments in the design and construction industries.  Please check back from time to time for new information.