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Contractor Licensing Issues: How Invalid Licensure Affects Your Right to Contract and Compensation

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September 29, 2020
1:00 pm ET (12 pm CT, 11 am MT, 10 am PT)
1 hour 30 minutes
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The Licensing Laws
  • General Purposes
    • Health and Safety
    • Compliance With Contracting Laws
    • Competence
    • Protect Consumers
  • Governed by State Statutes
    • Review of Sample State Statutes
    • Public Works Require Responsible Bidders
License Types and Requirements
  • Individual License
  • Partnership License
  • Corporate License
    • License Qualifier: Bona Fide Employee, RMO/RME Duties
  • Home Improvement
  • General and Specialty Contractors
Common Licensure Violations
  • Contracting Without a License
    • Substantial Compliance
  • Contracting Outside Scope of License
  • Failure to Replace Disassociated RMO/RME
  • Sham Qualifier/Renting a Qualifier
    • Retroactive Invalidity
  • Failure to Pay Workman's Compensation/Bonding Requirements
  • Failure to Pay Judgment
Consequences of Invalid or No License
  • Bar to Payment (the Shield)
  • Disgorgement of Compensation Paid (the Sword)
  • Suspension/Inability to Work
  • Regulatory Discipline
  • Criminal Liability
Impact on Legal Actions for Compensation
  • Inability to Sue for Payment
  • Reduction of Claim
  • Belated Discovery of Violations
    • Statutes of Limitations
Case Studies
  • Brief Survey of Notable Cases in Various Jurisdictions
Practical Steps to Avoid Licensure Violations
  • Know License Requirements
  • Periodic License Evaluation


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