Recommended Titles and Treatises
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Texas residential construction law manual
797 pages. Updated annually.
This treatise on Texas residential construction law addresses a variety of issues in this fast-developing and specialized area of the law, including the relationship between owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers; typical causes of action; mechanic's lien placement and removal; aspects of the Texas Residential Construction Commission Act and the Commission itself; the Texas Residential Construction Liability Act; and arbitration. It also provides useful, detailed information for the commercial construction lawyer and discusses the differences in residential and commercial construction law.