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Protecting Clients in Construction Law Matters throughout Rhode Island

For homeowners, small businesses and builders, protecting their investment in a building or remodeling project is an important concern, especially when disputes arise. The Law Office of Douglas H. Smith specializes in representing individuals, business owners, contractors and subcontractors throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts in construction law matters.

Douglas H. Smith offers over 25 years of legal experience, an efficient staff, and the modest overhead that allows the firm to provide highly cost-effective legal representation without having to sacrifice on quality. Contact a skilled construction law firm to discuss your legal concerns regarding:

  • Construction contract negotiation
  • Bid and document preparation
  • Contract disputes over performance and delays
  • Homeowner-contractor disputes
  • Securing or releasing a mechanic's lien
  • Non-payment for materials or labor
  • Defective workmanship or materials
  • Builder warranty matters

When a client wants the firm to review a construction contract to ensure their interests are fully protected, Douglas Smith will explain exactly what the contract means, recommending any language changes that clearly outline the rights and obligations of each party involved. The firm offers guidance in handing disputes over late or substandard work, payments and failure to deliver matters.

In disputes between the various contractors and sub-contractors on a building project, the firm also represents clients in cases before the Contractor's Registration Board, an administrative agency with jurisdiction over subcontractor disputes.

Find Experienced Construction Law Assistance Today

Whether through negotiation or litigation in court, lawyer Douglas Smith and his staff work hard to help each client find a favorable outcome to their construction law matters in a thorough manner that keeps their legal and financial interests in mind.

For quality legal advice and service at an economical price, turn to the Law Office of Douglas H. Smith for experienced assistance with a construction law issue. Contact the firm's Providence law office to schedule an appointment to discuss your needs.

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Law Office of Douglas H. Smith

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140 Reservoir Avenue
Providence, RI 02907
Telephone (401) 467-3590
Fax (401) 467-5111

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Providence, Rhode Island trial lawyer Douglas H. Smith provides quality legal representation to businesses and individuals throughout Rhode Island. His law firm serves clients in communities such as Cranston, Warwick, East Providence, West Warwick, Johnston, North Providence, and East Greenwich. Attorney Smith is also licensed to practice law in Massachusetts.