Northbrook, IL asked in Construction Law for Illinois

Q: What action can I take against a general contractor who did not get the permits he promised me for our home remodel?

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Steve McCann
Steve McCann
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Your options are dependent on specific facts that are not provided here, such as the terms of the contract with your GC and the representations your GC made regarding obtaining the requisite permits. That being the case, I recommend organizing everything in your possession regarding this matter, including all contracts and written communications with the GC, and consulting with an attorney individually. Many of us offer free consultations, so it will not cost you anything out of pocket to obtain the opinion and guidance of an experienced professional.

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