The ABC’s of Evaluating Contractor’s License Bond Claims in Nevada

Contractor’s license bonds are required by statute in Nevada (NRS 624.270), and claims against the bond are also governed by statute (NRS 624.274). Therefore familiarity with those statutes is a prerequisite for evaluating a claim. Once a claim is asserted, these basic steps should be taken to assess the validity of that claim. IS THE … Continue reading “The ABC’s of Evaluating Contractor’s License Bond Claims in Nevada”

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Community Service: Ronald McDonald House Charity

Part of the Faux Law Team was able to help at the Ronald McDonald House Charity  in Las Vegas. These houses are found worldwide and provide support and temporary housing for families who must travel to receive critical medical treatment for their children.  It was great to have the opportunity to help, and to hear the stories of … Continue reading “Community Service: Ronald McDonald House Charity”

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Faux Law in Idaho

Our very own Kurt Faux has been admitted to the Idaho Bar in conjunction with the expansion of our services in Idaho. Currently the Faux Law Group represents clients in Utah, Nevada and California. Mr. Faux was sworn in on April 14th. The Faux Law Group can represent now represent you in Utah, Idaho, Nevada and California.

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Case Update: Preliminary Injunction and quia timet

The Faux Law Group was privileged recently to represent a surety seeking to enforce its rights for collateral security and an asset freeze based on specific performance and quia timet.  On an Emergency Motion, the United States District Court entered an order freezing the assets of the Indemnitors and ordering the posting of collateral security in … Continue reading “Case Update: Preliminary Injunction and quia timet”

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Case Update: Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond

Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond The Surety prevailed at a recent hearing before the Department of Motor Vehicles by a claimant asserting breach of contract, fraud and multiple deceptive trade practices. After the presentation of the evidence, the administrative judge held that it was in fact the claimant that breached contract and misrepresented his own status. … Continue reading “Case Update: Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond”

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Can Parties Shorten Statutory Limitation Periods?

The Holcomb Decision In Holcomb, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that “[a] party can contractually agree to a limitations period shorter than that provided by statute in certain circumstances.” Holcomb Condo. Homeowners’ Assn., Inc. v. Stewart Venture, LLC, 300 P.3d 124 (Nev. 2013). The party can do so “as long as there exists no statute … Continue reading “Can Parties Shorten Statutory Limitation Periods?”

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Faux Law Expanding

Our very own Kurt Faux has been admitted to the Idaho Bar in conjunction with the expansion of our services in Idaho. Currently the Faux Law Group represents sureties in Utah, Nevada and California. Mr. Faux will be sworn in on April 14th.

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How to Avoid Paying Twice for the Same Work

By Kurt Faux The Nevada Supreme Court recently determined that an unconditional release from a bottom-tiered contractor to the middle-tiered and higher-tiered contractors did not preclude a claim by the bottom-tiered contractor when the middle-tiered contractor failed to pay. Cashman Equipment Co. v. West Edna Assocs., 132 Nev. Adv. Op. 69 (Sep. 29, 2016). The … Continue reading “How to Avoid Paying Twice for the Same Work”

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Charitable Derby Car Race

The PHCC of  Nevada during its Chilli Cook Off event held a charitable derby car race. The original cars were made by Toys 4 Smiles, association trying to “bring smiles” to children with scrap hardwood made cars. Jordan Faux, esq. designed and built Faux Law’s entry. Even though our car didn’t advance to the final round, … Continue reading “Charitable Derby Car Race”

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Nevada State Contractors Board’s Presentation

Margi Grein, executive officer of the Nevada State Contractors Board gave a presentation at our office about issues involving contractors. We had a great discussion. During the presentation she reminded us how to report unlicensed contractors in Nevada through email or through their app, you can find more info at the Board’s website.  

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