Nancy Chillag

Nancy A. Chillag is a construction attorney with more than 20 years' experience. She is the author of Building by the Book: Legal Advice for Contractors. Sign up for her e-newsletter at

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Self-assessment Step 4: Insurance Coverage

Self-assessment Step 3: Place of Operation

Self-Assessment Step 3: Place of Operation

Self-assessment Step 2: Business Agreements

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