Example Change Order Disagreement
- A subcontractor issues a change order request for time and money because he believes the owner or general contractor has requested an additional scope of work.
- The change order is rejected.
- The project managers and owners have met multiple times, but cannot come to an agreement on whether the subcontractor is entitled to either time or money.
- The issue has started to impact other areas of the project and other subcontractors.
The Parties Agree to Submit a Dispute Resolution Request Through Conifac
- The Subcontractor submits a Dispute Resolution Request through Conifac’s system.
- The Subcontractor enters the basic information regarding the dispute into Conifac’s system.
Conifac Goes To Work
Conifac contacts the parties, initiating the resolution process. This includes: contacting all parties to get an agreement to participate, selecting the Conifac DR Professional, and working with the parties to upload any relevant documents (subcontract, letters/correspondence, photographs, change order request, etc.)
Conifac's Dispute Resolution Professionals work with all parties, confidentially.
- Conifac’s Dispute Resolution Professionals will work with both parties separately and potentially together, to attempt to resolve the issue.
- All your communications with Conifac are confidential.
- Conifac will not disclose any information you provide to Conifac to other parties unless you give express permission to do so.
- The information provided in the process cannot be used against any party if the dispute goes on to litigation or arbitration.
If necessary, Conifac will set up a joint meeting
Sometimes it is necessary to get the parties together to reach a resolution. If so, Conifac will arrange a joint in-person or on-line meeting.
There is no charge for travel time if a Conifac professional travels to your site location anywhere in the Continental US.