Asked in Consumer Law and Construction Law for Tennessee

Q: I had A home built but it has major problems with foundation and roof and electrical. I filed a complaint with Tn Board

The contractors board seems to not care about the damage this guy has done to my home. They continue to issue him , license under different names and addresses. But I found out yesterday that he forged my electrical permit and he is not even license to do electrical work but he did the entire house , and HVAC but doesn't have a CE what can I do . The board says they don't have anything to do with criminal issues. Why would they not add this to the complaint?

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Henry Ambrose
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  • Construction Law Lawyer
  • Franklin, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: It sounds as if the contractor may not be properly licensed or doing work he is not licensed to do. This may violate the contractors licensing statutes and the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act. The TCPA allows for treble damages and attorney's fees. This can get pretty complicated --- you need a lawyer.

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