Nashville, TN asked in Business Law for Tennessee

Q: Is unfinished labor a chancery or criminal court issue?

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Jeff Germany
Jeff Germany
  • Memphis, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: It is likely a civicl matter. The Chancery Court routinely handles contract disputes. Unfinished labor would only become a criminal issue under limited circumstances. For example, a party that defrauded an owner by taking funds with no intent to perform the related work might be subjected to a criminal claim.

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