Monthly Archives: November 2014

Inc. in Business Name, Independent Contractor and LLC Members & Managers

A bowl of ‘alphabet soup’ results from the many acronyms that makeup titles, names and descriptions of a contractor’s potential roles in a company organization. Another ‘short’ question and we help a young contractor hoping to make a ‘name’ for … Continue reading

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Convicted Felon Licensing in CA, AZ & NV, Background Checks, Fingerprinting and Criminal Disclosure Statements

While law is law, what makes our American way great is everyone is entitled to an opinion. Let’s be clear, I am not an attorney. However, when you break the law, did your time and paid your fine, you can … Continue reading

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NV JV Licensing, License Piggybacking, Experience Credit Documentation and Ownership Changes

A ‘no way, no how’ gets us started on this round of contractor “Q&A.” We find a short answer in a very long question for a North Carolina contractor interested in ‘rolling the dice’ on a new venture in Nevada. … Continue reading

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Lost a Qualifier, Reporting False Qualifier, Bond Transfers and New Extension of License Reciprocity

Your Qualifier just called and quit, what now? We ‘bond’ with a young contractor who is following in his father’s footsteps.  We ‘re-member’ rules on a ‘limited’ question about names, but first new law brings new opportunity for contractors ready … Continue reading

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RMO On Site Scope of Work & Discussion of 7068.1

After more than 25 years assisting contractors, some questions still come up time and again. That’s primarily a result of several factors; including rumor, misunderstanding or misinterpretation of the law. The rules and regulations written are complex, and the way … Continue reading

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“C-10″ or “C-7″, General Well Drilling, Machinery & Pumps, AZ Reciprocity

If you’re a General Engineering contractor reading to the end of this column, that is likely opportunity you ‘hear’ knocking.  A ‘flood’ of work in Arizona is motivating contractors to consider over the border licensing opportunity. We start with a … Continue reading

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Filing a CSLB Complaint, Bond Advertising, Drywall Waiver and AZ License Change Update

While we are the experts on contractor’s licensing even I can’t explain some of the rules on the book.  I ‘sign’ on this time with a ‘specialized’ question that has no answer! … Q:  What makes plumbers, electrical sign contractors … Continue reading

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Well Drilling for Generals, License Experience Credit & Manufacturer Licensing

While the drought in California has caused many problems, there is also a flipside of the coin and an opportunity for contractors that hasn’t ‘dried up.’ When does the need to be licensed kick in for a manufacturer about to … Continue reading

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Roofing, Smoke Detectors and Business Names

First, an issue facing the roofing industry in California has a contractor ‘fired up’ then another needs help deciding what name to use for his new business… Q:  I read your column in the weekly NCBE newsletter. I sent an … Continue reading

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