Monthly Archives: May 2017

Bonds & Business Names, Posted Applications and Disabled CA Veteran Contractor Licensing

A ‘salute’ for veterans starts our question and answer parade. Next a contractor changes his mind, and will likely get his wish and we wrap by helping another contractor ‘capitalize’ on his business name… Q:  I am a disabled veteran … Continue reading

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Swimming Pools, Worker’s Compensation Requirements and Supervisory Waivers

Yes, on this page or in the office, we always hope to ‘answer’ inquiries quickly and correctly!  What’s ‘past’ is prologue in a contractor license change but we start with another transition for a ‘supervisor’… Q:  We want to change … Continue reading

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‘S’ Corporate Entity Change, Listing Officers and Cash Bonds

Bonds, license bonds that is, employee ownership and help for a ‘foreigner’ are introduced in this edition.  I start with some important differences as an applicant gets his business organized along some ‘easy’ lines… Q:  I am going to be … Continue reading

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RMO Officers, NV Licensing Process & ‘Borrowing’ Licenses

There are a ‘number’ of things that just can’t be borrowed in life or contractor licensing. An out-of-state contractor gets help in getting a license in Nevada ‘step by step’. Wrap up with a ‘salute’ to those Officers who are … Continue reading

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RME Qualifier, Down Payments, “C-53″, Garage Storage and Reciprocal License States

While estimates, design and plans need to add up in building, the rules of addition don’t always apply to contractor licensing. Limits, exceptions and interpretation in contractor regulations can change results. We take a trip to Oregon, take a ‘dip’ … Continue reading

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CSLB Fees, “C-10″, Trail-building License and NV Qualifiers

Yes, no and sometimes a maybe. Answering questions about the complex law and interpretations of it in the real world is why it’s often hard for contractors to know what’s what; yes, no or maybe! Getting it wrong can be … Continue reading

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Unlicensed Scams in Diaster Zones, Officer Replacement and Stock or Asset Sale?

A ‘caveat emptor’ warning for contractors and consumers! However, we begin with ‘distinction’ in our first answer, and give another contractor some extra ‘time’… Q:  I have a “C-9” (Drywall) license and I’m selling my business (Corporation) to a person … Continue reading

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License Transfer, “C-53″ and Earthquake Brace & Bolt Program

While CA occasionally ‘shakes, rattles and roll’ as Earth adjusts itself, contractors can now play a role in preventing injury or worse in the event of an earthquake! First, we go forward with some quick answers to complex questions on … Continue reading

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