Category: Construction Litigation

Water and Sewer “Impact Fees” Again Face Legal Challenge

A land developer in Pinehurst is suing Moore County, saying they were charged illegally for water and sewer fees. We handled a similar case a few years ago. A County or Water Authority can charge for fees, but they either have to provide the service or will provide the service in the future. In our […]

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Private to Public Roads

Usually when a new planned community is build, the developer will build and install the infrastructure of the neighborhood, including the roads. At this time, they, along with all the lots and common areas, are owned by the developer. The developer should also incorporate a homeowner’s association at this time. The developer will then typically […]

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Lien on Me

Image by Toban Black via Flickr There are several different types of liens in the law.  Generally, a lien is the right that is created by law, or sometimes by express contract, to retain lawful possession of property of another under that person fulfills a legal duty to the person holding the lien.  A mortgage […]

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