Monthly Archives: February 2014

Social Security Number Requirement & Name Rules for DBA’s

We help clarify ‘doing business as’ opportunities for contractors and steer an attorney to the only route to best serve his client and correct some mistaken impressions about foreign corporations becoming licensed in California… Q:  I see mention on the … Continue reading

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License Exams in Another Language, 2014 SB 407 Water Conservation Update

Can you take the contractor’s license exam in Spanish? Urdu? Or Tagalog? Once the Legislature creates, passes and the Governor signs off on new laws there is always further ‘give and take’ as agencies interpret what has been written into … Continue reading

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LLC’s, Unlicensed ‘Experience’ & ‘Borrowing’ A Contractor’s License

Rumor; what the other guy thinks he knows; and information on the web can all be suspect when it comes to the facts on contractor’s law. The law and practices in forming LLC’s in California is one example.  Another inquiry … Continue reading

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2014 New Laws, Renewals, Water Conservation and Disciplinary Penalties

The New Year brings us new laws in California. A bevy of bills signed by the Governor are important to contractors this year.  State legislation, taking effect January first is as common as the ball dropping in Times Square — … Continue reading

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Disassociation Notice, WBE Contracting & “C-61″ Categories

As we wrap up this year and look ahead to the next, we take a moment to reflect on some of our past ‘Q&A’. While some things change many never do… From October 2001 Q:    I am listed as an … Continue reading

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