California Partnership License; General Engineering Contractor

I have been told ‘eyewitnesses’ don't always report seeing the same thing. It’s a matter of perspective. When reading the regulations for licensed contractors your interpretation, or ‘vision’ needs to be accurate and complete. Individual viewpoints are often different and yours may not always mesh with what the Board actually requires. That different ‘viewpoint’ can … Continue reading California Partnership License; General Engineering Contractor

Contractor License Bonds in California; Solar contractor

Now you see them, now you don’t! Has your bonding company ‘disappeared’? With all the recent emphasis on ‘green’ tech, it is no surprise to many that the CSLB is ‘shining’ its light on solar energy contractor’s regulations. As licensed contractors you have the right to work in California. You also have an obligation, really … Continue reading Contractor License Bonds in California; Solar contractor

California Contractor Licensing for Corporation and Sole Owners

I assist a contractor’s family that ran into a ‘brick’ wall when trying to ‘dig’ up answers to questions they had about licensing. While regular readers know how complex the rules and regulations for contractors can be, looking ‘in’ from outside the world of licensed contractors is even more daunting for one attorney who needs … Continue reading California Contractor Licensing for Corporation and Sole Owners

Woman Owned Business and DVBE in California

While the voters passing Proposition 209 changed the rules for minority-owned companies in California, bid goals remain for some contractors. Is there a contract ‘advantage’ for your company? I shake the ‘foundation’ of another contractor’s ideas before ‘wading’ into a plumbing question… Q: Where can I sign up for the women-owned business? Seems I can’t … Continue reading Woman Owned Business and DVBE in California