Wood River, NE asked in Municipal Law, Small Claims and Construction Law for Nebraska

Q: we hired a guy to do our sideing and roof on the house back in september we havent heard from him since what to do

1 Lawyer Answer
Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler
  • Omaha, NE
  • Licensed in Nebraska

A: I assume that you also paid this person. There are cases of fraud where a contractor accepts payment or partial payment and then leaves the area without doing any work or having the intention to do so. If you believe you may have been scammed, you may want to contact the non-emergency line and file a police report.

There are other remedies depending on your situation, especially if your situation is other than just a scam as described above. This could include things like an action regarding the contract or disputing the charge if you paid by credit card. You would need to discuss with an attorney about the specifics of your case for your best options.

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