How to Deal With a Deadbeat Contractor

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By: Bill Henry
PublishedApr 30, 2020
1 minute read

How to Get a Refund From a Contractor Who Disappeared

Paying a contractor upfront for a project is usually part of the process, but sometimes those contractors take off and never even begin your project.

Don’t let a handyman take off with your money. You have the right to get your money back.

Dealing With a Contractor or Handyman Who Didn’t Finish Their Job?

If that’s you, do not delay. There are time limits on recovering your money. Schedule a meeting with one of our litigation attorneys right now.

For your convenience and future reference, we’ve included the full transcript of this video below.

Get Your Money Back From Deadbeat Contractors & Handymen

All too often, I have clients come to me who have paid a lot of money to a contractor or handyman upfront only to have that contractor or handyman take off with their money.

While it’s standard practice to pay contractors some money upfront, that doesn’t mean that the contractor can then take off with that money and then perform the work at sometime in the future. The contractor still needs to be acting timely and performing the work on the property.

If you think that you may have a deadbeat contractor who has taken off with your money and that they’re never going to come and finish, or even start the work on your property, it’s important to act quickly.

It’s a lot easier to try to get that money back so that you can pay someone else to do the work if you act quickly.

My name is Kayla Banzali. I’m a Civil Litigation Attorney at Robinson & Henry.


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