Monthly Archives: November 2012

Adding DBA’s, Contracting without a License & Worker’s Compensation Alternatives

While we often share answers offering good news to contractors in a jam sometimes it’s ‘un- possible’. Common wisdom says most rules have an ‘exception’ but you shouldn’t ever count on getting a second, and sometimes you just can’t fix … Continue reading

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Degrees of Experience, RME Replacement, DAS & NV Electrical

Duplication of effort is always frustrating, especially when your license is at risk as a result, as our first contractor demonstrates.  While a college degree is great preparation, if you want a ‘general’ engineering license in California you are going … Continue reading

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RME ‘Fees’, Section 7057 for Generals & CSLB Stings

When something sounds too good to be true you know the likely results. We ‘strip the cover off’ rules on who can and can’t do electrical work with- or without- the proper license. A ‘swift’ review of an unlicensed contractor’s … Continue reading

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BX Assistance, Work Experience Credit & Expired or Revoked Licenses

As we have stated for years, ‘knowing where to go for the answers is half the battle’ in getting good information. In most areas of California, one of the best places to start when looking for a contractor is with … Continue reading

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Selling a License, Corporate Names & RMO Shares

There is a price to pay when a consumer asks the Board to help find a contractor with a particular trade. We take ‘stock’ of the situation confronting a Responsible Managing Officer and help a family chart a course for … Continue reading

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