Joint Ventures, Qualifier Change and Disaster HAZ Requirements

Yes, we did, so no you don’t! Our second answer is here today but gone tomorrow. I ‘hazard’ another for contractors who may help restore or rebuild after disaster strikes, and our last one a real corporate road ‘trip’… Q:  Your company recently assisted us with obtaining a Joint Venture (JV) license in California.  Are we required … Continue reading Joint Ventures, Qualifier Change and Disaster HAZ Requirements

Experience Credit and Illegal Unlicensed Contracting in Disaster Areas

As we learn from our first contractor experience does have an expiration date. Disaster however knows no calendar, cares nothing about its victims and often opens doors to unscrupulous criminals who would victimize those already damaged by tragedy as they seek to recover and rebuild… Q:  I worked for a Construction company many years ago and … Continue reading Experience Credit and Illegal Unlicensed Contracting in Disaster Areas

Family Transfer, LLC Officers, “C-10” Roofers and Nevada to CA Electrical

Q:  My Dad currently is the Responsible Managing Officer (RMO) on our Contractor’s license.  I want to get my own license just have in case anything were to happen to Dad.  If I were to apply towards the end of the year, when can I expect to test?  Does the CSLB schedule it and are there certain dates? A:  The … Continue reading Family Transfer, LLC Officers, “C-10” Roofers and Nevada to CA Electrical

Foreign Company Licensing, Qualifier Disassociation and Qualifier Rules

When you are bi-national and cross country you also may need expert assistance! Another out-of-state question from a contractor gets a ‘qualified’ answer ahead of one for a “C-17”. The last one is ‘mistaken’ in more ways than one… Q:  We are a Canadian firm, but our US based company is in Florida.  We have a Contractor’s license … Continue reading Foreign Company Licensing, Qualifier Disassociation and Qualifier Rules

NASCLA License, Family Transfer and Test Reschedule Fees

One size does not fit all when it comes to contractor licenses! A ‘grand-daddy’ of questions has a family flair, and a final question that is ‘pass’ or ‘fail’… Q:  I have taken the NASCLA (National Association of State Licensing Agencies) General Building exam.  Will that qualify me for a license in CA, NV, and AZ?   A:  To … Continue reading NASCLA License, Family Transfer and Test Reschedule Fees

LLC, Removing Managers, Experience Waiver and Subs

I have a ‘limited’ answer for a corporate transfer question and another to ‘manage’ for different contractors. Although, there were no ‘yellow roses,’ I will also answer an out-of-state inquiry before finishing with some ‘landscaping’ work… Q:  Our currently licensed ‘S’-corporation is applying for a license for a newly formed Limited Liability Company (LLC).  I understand it … Continue reading LLC, Removing Managers, Experience Waiver and Subs

RME, Sister Companies, Adding Class and Insurance

Going, going, gone? But this contractor’s ‘number’ hasn’t expired yet. Another gets some ‘re-insurance’ before I answer a “C-20” with ‘class’. Looking to the west for opportunity a Delaware contractor has license questions… Q:  My partner just completed the process of replacing me as the RMO (Responsible Managing Officer) on our license so that we … Continue reading RME, Sister Companies, Adding Class and Insurance