Author Archives: Gregory L. Shelton

About Gregory L. Shelton

Gregory L. Shelton is licensed to practice in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. He is a South Carolina circuit court mediator and North Carolina superior court mediator. Greg is the Managing Editor of the North Carolina Construction Law Deskbook, the definitive treatise on construction law in the state. He is also Florida board certified as a construction law specialist. He practices at Shelton Law Carolinas. SC: (803) 670-0024 NC: (704) 940-9012 www.sheltonlawcarolinas.com

On the Campaign Trail for Best Construction Blog

By: Gregory L. Shelton Shelton Law Carolinas (704) 940-9012 In nominating Construction Law Carolinas for best construction blog, the folks at Construction Marketing Ideas posted this nice write up about my blog and, in particular, my article on one-sided construction … Continue reading

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One-Sided Construction Contracts and their Limitations

One-Sided Construction Contracts and their Limitations By:  Gregory L. Shelton Shelton Law Carolinas (704) 904-9012 I. Introduction We attorneys often hammer home the importance of reviewing and negotiating solid construction contracts. Standard industry contracts offered by ConsensusDOCS, the American Institute of … Continue reading

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A Chat with Jeff Humbert, Outgoing Chairman of ABC of the Carolinas

Jeff Humbert Reflects on His Tenure as Chairman of ABC of the Carolinas By: Gregory L. Shelton Shelton Law Carolinas (803) 670-0024 Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas’ annual conference took place in Wilmington earlier this month. During a … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A Basic Guide to Contractor Bonding

  Continuing the tradition of  Guest Posts here at Construction Law Carolinas, I am pleased to welcome Danielle Rodabaugh, the chief editor at SuretyBonds.com, a leading surety provider. As a part of the company’s educational outreach program, Danielle writes to help construction … Continue reading

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North Carolina’s Future Lien Law in Red, White, and Blue

Out with the Old, In With the New A Look at North Carolina’s Future Lien Law in Red, White, and Blue By: Gregory L. Shelton Shelton Law Carolinas   S42 and H1052 were signed into law on July 2, 2012. Most revisions will not … Continue reading

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NC Lien Law Update: The Rules Are About to Change

North Carolina General Assembly Ratifies Senate Bill 42 (Hidden Liens) and House Bill 1052 (Lien Law Revisions) By: Gregory L. Shelton Shelton Law Carolinas Every Thanksgiving, people line up for hours outside of stores waiting for Black Friday sales.  When the … Continue reading

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Lien Law Update: You Want a Lien? Call My Agent!

The “Lien Agent”: A New Proposal to Address Hidden Liens By: Gregory L. Shelton Shelton Law Carolinas (704) 940-9012 Dear Diary: Wednesday was a whirlwind of a day. I woke up hours before dawn and drove to Raleigh for the Associated Builders … Continue reading

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North Carolina Lien Law Update: Introducing Senate Bill 864!

  North Carolina Senate Chamber Sen. Brunstetter Introduces Senate Bill 864 to Revise North Carolina’s Lien Law   By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A.     I’ve been keeping you apprised of the continuing effort to overhaul … Continue reading

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SC Supreme Court Holds LLC Member Personally Liable for Construction Defects

South Carolina Supreme Court Holds Member of LLC Personally Liable for Negligent Construction By: Gregory L. Shelton Shelton Law Carolinas (803) 670-0024 It’s Monday. Time for another pop quiz. The Facts: A developer hires a home builder to construct a … Continue reading

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North Carolina Lien Law Update: Lien Law Study Committee Issues Report and Recommendations

Lien Law Update: Lien Law Committee Issues Its Report and Recommendations By: Gregory L. Shelton Shelton Law Carolinas The lien law. To understand where we are, let’s recall from whence we came. When the economy tanked in 2008, title insurance companies … Continue reading

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