New Jersey, NJ asked in Contracts for Virginia

Q: On a Home improvement contract, the contractors license number on the contract was terminated after contract was signed

It appears that they got a new license number. Is this legal? If I am trying to get the contract voided would this matter? It seems very shady to me that the license number they provided on my contract, while valid at the time, became listed as terminated, on the DPOR website, about 30 days later and now according to the internet it looks like they have a new license number.

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Steven Krieger
Steven Krieger
  • Arlington, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: As long as the contractor has a valid license number and the numbers were associated with him (and not someone else) then this seems OK. Of course, this doesn't mean the workmanship was sufficient, but from a strictly licensing perspective, this may be OK. If you decide to hire a lawyer, I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help. Good luck.

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