Q: What kind of lawyer do I need and what can I do against a contractor who was hired to make some repairs to my home
My home because of some smoke and water damages. The contractor is trying to place a lien on my house because he did some unauthorized work that my insurance company nor myself authorized. However he did not complete the work that he was contracted to do. what are my legal rights and where can I find the right lawyer to assist me in this matter?
A: You should seek the assistance of a lawyer who has experience in litigating consumer fraud and NJ Home Improvement Act violations. The attorney should also be familiar with the NJ construction lien laws, specifically the requirements needed to place a residential construction lien on your home.
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