Change Orders: Part Three

Change Orders: Part Three

Last time, I discussed how change orders with extras are defined by the Illinois courts. In the process, I let you know the five requirements needed by the state of Illinois in order for an extra to be accepted as valid. To review, the mandates for extras are as...
Change Orders: Part Two

Change Orders: Part Two

In my last blog, I provided an overview of change orders. These important forms document any modifications in the construction project’s original scope of work. Also, change orders fall into one of two main categories: Changes with a cost impact Changes with no cost...
The Waiver of Lien

The Waiver of Lien

Don’t let the payout process turn into a wrestling match.   The Waiver of Lien: Definition and Drafting In my last blog, I explained why it is so crucial to have a Contractor’s Sworn Statement for every construction project. This document, which requires...