Inches Matter in Homeowner Restrictions

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Homeowner ordered to remove completed construction, despite government variance. In a Louisiana case, a homeowner constructed an addition to his home. However, the addition did not meet either the subdivision side setback requirements in the restrictions or the limits required by the local government. Serious and costly consequences followed for failure to abide by the […]

Bank mortgage primed by later filed general contractor lien

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In this case, the contractor recorded his contract prior to the commencement of work. Thereafter a dispute arose between the contractor and the owner and the contractor filed a lien. The parties settled the dispute whereby the owner gave the contractor a promissory note for the amount owed. Then, the contractor canceled its lien and […]