We have written many times before about the dangers, costs, and penalties associated with unlicensed contracting in Florida. "In order to protect the public and to prod contractors into obtaining the required licensing, the Legislature has, as a matter of state...
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Licensed or Unlicensed? That Is The Question.
As anyone engaged in the construction industry in Florida knows, Florida law requires a "Contractor" to have a construction license. Most, but not all, statewide contractor licenses are found in Fla. Stat. §§ 489.101, et seq., including the registration of...
Unlicensed Contracting Can Prove Costly!
Undoubtedly, contractors who have invested the time, energy, and money to obtain and maintain their licenses may not have high regard for unlicensed contractors. Homeowners who have spent money on unlicensed contractors just to spend the money again to have the work...