Attorney"s guide to California construction contracts and disputes by James Acret

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Published by California Continuing Education of the Bar in Berkeley .

Written in English

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  • California.

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  • Construction contracts -- California.,
  • Construction industry -- Law and legislation -- California.

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Book details

Other titlesCalifornia construction contracts and disputes.
StatementJames Acret ; CEB editors, Herbert Gross, Gordon L. Graham, Davidson Ream.
ContributionsCalifornia Continuing Education of the Bar.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKFC230.B8 A33
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 473 p. ;
Number of Pages473
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5211273M
LC Control Number75039425

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