Q: We are a GC trying to collect most of final payment. Homeowner refuses to let us back for punch list- owes 6375
The contract amount is 20,875. This guy is a lawyer and a bully. He refuses to pay or allow us to finish minor details. What can we do? He also left a nasty google review full of lies
I see three remedies:
1. A construction lien. I am not going to write up all of the steps because it is somewhat complicated and we don't have enough facts to determine whether the remedy is available.
2. A lawsuit against your customer to collect the balance.
3. A defamation suit based upon the "Google review full of lies."
Best way to do this is to see an attorney. Not all attorneys are nasty bullies.
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