Sacramento, CA asked in Construction Law for California

Q: We lost our home in the Carr Fire and have rebuilt. I fear that we have been overcharged and was wondering what to do

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George W. Wolff Esq.
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George W. Wolff Esq.
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  • Construction Law Lawyer
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Why do you feel you were overcharged?

Was this a fixed price or cost-plus contract?

Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
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  • Construction Law Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: I'm sorry for your ordeal. You may have to sit down with someone who is experienced in construction work and review the project to determine whether you were overcharged. If you have the contract, technical specifications, time sheets, records of materials, records of equipment usage, records of change orders, and trail of correspondence, those things could be helpful. Unlike cars or other consumer goods that have more or less set prices, there are various ways to compute the cost of construction projects. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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