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Colorado Supreme Court – Ruling Summary Sheetz v. County of El Dorado, California

In April 2024, The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a unanimous ruling favoring property rights by prohibiting governments from imposing hefty development fees on property owners in exchange for building permits. The decision emerged from a lawsuit filed by a California landowner, George Sheetz, who contested a $23,000 fee required for a permit to build a…

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Getting Paid: 10 Essential Tasks to Win Your Payment Claim

by Reed F. Morris: Contractors, subcontractors and suppliers often face the matter of collecting outstanding construction receivables. Maintaining cash flow and relationships requires a delicate balance, and because the overall goal of your work is revenue, a regular part of a contractor’s business, unfortunately, is examining steps and procedures for payment claims. 1.   Trust Your Gut. …

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