Original Application, Business Names & LLC Licensing

While some things are ‘one size fits all’ a contractor’s license is ‘tailor made’ as one contractor will discover. It’s very frustrating when work comes to an end; however for some contractors this situation often signals a new ‘beginning’… Q: I was part of a construction company that dissolved a few years ago. Unbelievably the … Continue reading Original Application, Business Names & LLC Licensing

SWIFT Enforcement, License Renewal & CSLB Update

The ability to do business as a contractor is a privilege. The contractor’s license certifies your legitimacy. For consumers, the license is protection against shoddy work and the unscrupulous posing as legitimate contractors. SWIFT action recently showed some of the unlicensed contractors coming to a home near you are often breaking more than one law… … Continue reading SWIFT Enforcement, License Renewal & CSLB Update

Qualifying Experience,License Expiration & New Applications

As I have advocated for many years, ‘knowledge is power’, but as another old axiom also advises, ‘timing is everything’. A friend added to that common wisdom by reminding me that being in the ‘right place at the right time’ is important but taking action at the ‘right’ moment is critical, because ‘time waits for … Continue reading Qualifying Experience,License Expiration & New Applications

License Expiration, Corporate Assignment & Family Waiver

Deadlines are called that because after that set day or time, it’s over. No further discussion, done deal. For contractors, government rules and deadlines for paperwork are serious. To paraphrase Donald Trump, ‘everyone deserves a second chance’ may be a nice idea, but government means business when they require you to follow the rules or … Continue reading License Expiration, Corporate Assignment & Family Waiver