How Can We Make Effective Use Of A Mechanic’s Lien?

Cesar Montalvo Construction Law

A mechanic’s lien is great tool. The constitution supports the lien for material men. You can always use it to leverage your position to get paid. Construction disputes are largely about money issues. As long as you do your work and comply with either a statutory lien or constitutional lien, you always have the opportunity to leverage the owners’ property …

What Are Some Circumstances Where Having A Construction Attorney Is Necessary?

Cesar Montalvo Construction Law

A construction attorney can be hired as a safety measure or in a litigation situation. Sometimes, contractors need a construction attorney when they are having trouble getting paid. A lot of construction cases revolve around getting paid. For instance, if an owner believes that the contractor did not satisfy their contact, they may withhold payment also known as “retainage”. As …

What Is The DWI Law In Texas?

Cesar Montalvo Criminal Law

The statute for intoxication and alcoholic beverage offenses can be found in Chapter 49 of the Texas Penal Code. More specifically: Sec. 49.04. DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED. (a) A person commits an offense if the person is intoxicated while operating a motor vehicle in a public place. (b)  Except as provided by Subsections (c) and (d) and Section 49.09, an offense …