Category Archives: SC Law

Don’t Lose Your Head By Ignoring Your Gut

Don’t Lose Your Head by Ignoring Your Gut By:  Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. (704) 377-2500         Act III, SCENE 1: Hotel Project, in the unfinished but dried-in lobby. ENTER GLOUCESTER, the general … Continue reading

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South Carolina’s Notice of Project Commencement

  South Carolina’s Notice of Project Commencement By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A.   “Slick” Ray pulled up on the jobsite in a shiny new truck with a beautiful new fishing boat in tow. Ray, a first tier … Continue reading

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2012 A.D.

  Welcome to 2012 A.D. By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. The presents have been opened, the fruitcake is gone, and we now find ourselves in 2012 A.D.    The economy has been idle in the doldrums for … Continue reading

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The Microphone Is Always On

The Microphone is Always On By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. (704) 377-2500 We all enjoy hearing the off-the-cuff remarks politicians and celebrities make while they believe the mic is off. We believe that these comments … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Surety Bonding 101 for Contractors

I am often asked by new and upcoming contractors what it takes to obtain a surety bond. What better way to answer this question than to ask someone who writes bonds for a living?   Alex Levin is a writer for … Continue reading

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South Carolina’s Prompt Payment Act

Making You Work for It: A Dollar Bill Encased in Varnish on a Charleston Sidewalk South Carolina’s Prompt Payment Act By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. gshelton@horacktalley.com We continue to explore South Carolina laws enacted to … Continue reading

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South Carolina’s “27-1-15” Letter

South Carolina’s “27-1-15” Letter By:  Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, PA gshelton@horacktalley.com South Carolina law provides the unpaid contractor several effective tools to pry money away from owner or contractor who has a difficult time letting go. … Continue reading

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Bill Caldwell Talks Construction in the Carolinas

  Bill Caldwell Talks Construction in the Carolinas By:  Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, PA gshelton@horacktalley.com It’s been a busy time for me in Lawyerland, but I would not be able to enjoy my weekend if I … Continue reading

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What is Mediation?

  A Mediation Education By:  Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. gshelton@horacktalley.com   Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) refers to out-of-court methods of resolving legal fights.  ADR has been around for a long time.  During the ordeal, trial … Continue reading

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Federal Contracting Series – Part Five

  The Dollars are in the Details By:  Gregory L. Shelton gshelton@horacktalley.com I have been monitoring the advance sheets in South Carolina and North Carolina for an interesting case concerning federal contracting.  Ask and you shall receive. Hot off the … Continue reading

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