Atlanta, GA asked in Consumer Law, Civil Litigation and Elder Law for Mississippi

Q: Hello. What type of attorney would be best suited to handle cases for neglected/unfinished repair services over $4000?

The hired contractor was paid in full prior to the completion of his services. Unfortunately, the contractor did not complete the repair services. In the process of his services, he performed a makeshift repair that ultimately failed. Several attempts were made to reach the contractor thereafter but to no avail was any contact established since his last in-person visit.

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Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
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  • Cleveland, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: From the looks of it, you have a civil suit against the contractor under several theories, with the obvious one being breach of contract. The main thing that you need to worry about is the statute of limitations, because, depending on some of the details, that statute could run (meaning that you could be cut off from filing suit) sooner rather than later. Your best bet is going to be to reach out to a lawyer sooner rather than later, so that you can go over the details of the initial contract and nature of the repairs. Feel free to reach out to anyone on here by clicking the contact information next to their name. Most lawyers, myself included, offer free consultations to see how we can help.

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