Waiver Experience, Fingerprinting and Subcontractor Licenses

‘Alexa, bundle my renewal’ won’t cut it either as some things still require individual paperwork, and if it sounds too good to be true ‘clarification’ is likely needed. Finally, a cross country contractor is getting started with the wrong ‘directions’… Q:  I am a General Contractor in California and I have a painter who is soliciting … Continue reading Waiver Experience, Fingerprinting and Subcontractor Licenses

Registered Agent, LLC Conversion and Acceptable Experience

If you are a contractor, I can help you and sometimes the answer is ‘fast’, other times they are just ‘hard’. Something different for a ‘change’, and a contractor looking for a special ‘agent’ wraps it up… Q:  I am interested in applying for a General Building (“B”) license, but I am unsure whether I will … Continue reading Registered Agent, LLC Conversion and Acceptable Experience

Certified License History, Pressure Wash Licensing and Fingerprinting

A ‘digital’ question gets us rolling! I will ‘blast’ through another while under pressure to clean up some confusion about power washing before wrapping up ‘history’ for our last contractor… Q:  I have a question regarding the fingerprinting process. If I am understanding correctly, because I am an out of state resident, I need to take … Continue reading Certified License History, Pressure Wash Licensing and Fingerprinting

Retaking Exams, Comp Suspension and License Transfer to an LLC

The second question should probably be first, but the suspense is too great!  A complicated question from a lawyer that has its roots in a contractor’s ‘family tree’. Finally, a worried applicant may need a second, or third, or fourth ‘take’ to pass his contractor’s exam, and that’s okay! … Q:  Our license is currently Suspended … Continue reading Retaking Exams, Comp Suspension and License Transfer to an LLC

Removing a Class, “D” Questions and Business Names

Well, it could be 20 questions, but this contractor will require a ‘special’ answer many can learn from before they send that application in. Knowing how rule interpretation changes over time is the reason why Capitol Services is the expert in assisting contractors. Another type of change has one contractor looking to get off the … Continue reading Removing a Class, “D” Questions and Business Names

CSLB Exam Language Translators and Temporary Licenses

Back to the future as we remind an aspiring applicant to ‘just say no,’ until the license is in his pocket! Let me ‘translate’ this because it may be foreign to you, but it’s an English-only contractor’s exam, and another contractor makes an interesting point but his reasoning doesn’t hold ‘water’… Q:  I recently purchased a … Continue reading CSLB Exam Language Translators and Temporary Licenses