Monthly Archives: August 2010

Unlicensed Contractors & Business Names

While justice is often done, for some victims it comes too late. The Placer Co. District Attorney issued an unlicensed contractor alert after an 87 year-old resident was bilked of $13,500 for a tree removal. The Sacramento Bee reported the … Continue reading

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Bonds, Bankruptcy & Suspended Licenses

Having options is great. However, for a contractor the choices sometimes are really limited to ‘one or the other’. Bankruptcy is a painful decision for anyone, but doubly so when I tell a contractor his problem hasn’t been solved despite … Continue reading

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Pocket Licenses, Qualifiers and Renewal Scam Alert

Like Truman and MacArthur or Obama and McChrystal I will explain to an unhappy specialty contractor what a ‘General’ can and can’t do in California. Scammers have found a new way to ‘pick the pocket’ of contractors and you should … Continue reading

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