Updated Experience Certifications, Additional Verifications & Interagency Cooperation in Enforcement

New processes, additional paperwork, certifications and more changes in regulation and licensing were top of the agenda as I recently attended a CSLB Board meeting. As a spike in rejected license applications shows it pays to have help when making the decision to apply, especially if time is a critical issue… For those currently applying … Continue reading Updated Experience Certifications, Additional Verifications & Interagency Cooperation in Enforcement

Defining “Incidental & Supplemental”, Contracts & Qualifying Multiple Licenses

While the law in contractor’s regulation is black and white, how those words are interpreted has always been a ‘gray’ area where expert advice is often advised. Can a Sole Proprietor keep some parts of his license active while also qualifying someone else?  Maybe, maybe not as we all learn from his question… Q:  I … Continue reading Defining “Incidental & Supplemental”, Contracts & Qualifying Multiple Licenses

LLC Liability Insurance, Inactive RME/RMO & RMO on Multiple Licenses

I have heard that ‘timing is everything’ in humor, but it is no joke when deciding on making changes in your contractor’s licensing as our first question illustrates. Timing is again the issue in our second question, but the answer goes well beyond his immediate need. Anyone with, or hoping to obtain, an LLC license … Continue reading LLC Liability Insurance, Inactive RME/RMO & RMO on Multiple Licenses

License Transfers to LLC & Adding Classifications by Waiver

Contractors come in all sizes. Some work close to home while some contractors need licensing across the country. Several quality answers ‘qualify’ as expert assistance to contractors large and small. But first we begin with an important question on an LLC licensing… Q: I have been approached by another company interested in purchasing 60% of … Continue reading License Transfers to LLC & Adding Classifications by Waiver

Expired License, Family Waivers & Qualifying Multiple Classifications

Is it possible to ‘go back’ to the future with a contractor’s license? As the ‘boomer’ generation reach retirement who will take over the companies they have built in their lifetime? With opportunity rising in the state and national economy contractors are getting back to the business of ‘assembling’ the elements they need to build… … Continue reading Expired License, Family Waivers & Qualifying Multiple Classifications

Multiple Sole Owner Licensing, AZ Fingerprinting & HIC Contracts

We give a ‘hand’ to a contractor interested in getting a license in another state where fingerprints aren’t first on the list for ‘background’ checks. However I must ‘point out’ that it involves a definite window of opportunity. Another inquiry helps put the ‘contract’ into contracting… Q:  Your Company helped me obtain my General contractor’s … Continue reading Multiple Sole Owner Licensing, AZ Fingerprinting & HIC Contracts

RME/RMO, Adding Qualifiers & Transferring License Numbers

Becoming a Qualifier has certain ‘qualifications’ in whatever form is chosen. Understanding the differences between RME/RMO may take an expert and an example of what can go wrong. A licensed corporate construction company can be ‘removed’ to create a new firm, but they will discover some thing’s can’t be ‘transferred’… Q: My Company’s Responsible Managing … Continue reading RME/RMO, Adding Qualifiers & Transferring License Numbers