Summary judgment against "remodeling contractor" (plaintiff) on de novo appeal of magistrates award in favor of defendant homeowner. Contractor was plaintiff and brought action against homeowner who terminated remodel contract for reasons including the failure to hold required state contractor's license. Homeowner was defendant and counterclaimant. Counterclaim by homeowner pending for damages. Court found contractor did not hold required state contractor license and entered summary judgment in favor of homeowner/client for all amounts paid by homeowner without deduction for any actual costs incurred by contractor for work actually performed and ordered release of lien claim.
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Micca v Fast Cars of Georgia, LLC, et. al.
Contracts and agreements
Oct 01, 2008
Business dispute between investors. After commencing litigation and conducting discovery, the parties settled on very favorable terms to the Plaintiff and the case was dismissed without prejudice.
State Contractor Licensing Board v Unlicensed Contractor
Construction and development
Unlicensed contractor claim cleared
Unlicensed contractor accused of unlicensed practice of residential basic construction. Contractor was actually a specialty contractor as to the specific contract and the Board made a specific finding that the contractor was a specialty contractor and therefore, as to the contract, was not required to have a state residential basic contractor's license. As to other matters involving advertising by the contractor, the contractor conceded and was found to have advertised in violation of the the state contractor licensing law.