Wake Forest, NC asked in Contracts and Construction Law for North Carolina

Q: handyman priced a painting job verbally-has not finished it-suing me for more than the price is there a limit ? Options?

We have email communication and I have pictures he has changed price there times and now wants to be paid and the work is not finished and def not acceptable - no written contact - only verbal - myself and wife were w him on all conversations only is three - have pics - but he has filed a small claim action and is attempting to place a lien on my house - in NC is there a Monetary limit to verbal contracts of services offered - of the job is not completed how can he sue for anything - what is my best position as the defense - ?

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A: Stop asking strangers on a law blog if NC law will solve this festering problem and hire an NC lawyer instead. You will be glad you did.

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