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Everything You Need to Know about Nevada Construction Law and Customs

Nevada Construction Law and Customs is a Practical Law publication by Thomson Reuters that is updated annually by Phil Mannelly, an attorney in our Construction Law & Litigation Practice Group. The answers in Phil’s Nevada State Q&A Guide provide an overview of some of the many unique aspects of Nevada construction law, including prompt payment statutes, retainage, and pay-if-paid/pay-when-paid clauses for both public and private construction projects. 

The Nevada Guide also addresses state law and customs regarding project delivery systems, contract forms and commonly negotiated terms, licensing requirements for construction professionals, payment and performance bonds, payment rights on public works through the “Little Miller Act,” construction litigation and construction defect statutes of limitation and pleading requirements, and the enforceability of specific clauses in construction contracts such as liquidated damages, limitations on liability, and no-damages-for-delay. The answers can be compared to answers to the same or similar questions across many jurisdictions. 

The Nevada Guide is available on the Thomson Reuters website through a free trial of Practical Law. Please click here

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