My husband is being fined for running a business out of his home. He works for himself, fixes lawnmowers, repairs houses, hauls furniture and removes scrap metal from other people's homes and takes it to the scrap yard. He does have business cards which have nothing but his services and a cell phone number on them. He does not have customers come to his home and he does not give out his address as a business address. How can we fight this in court?
It depends on the statute he's being charged under. Some neighborhoods have zoning and registration requirements, and it's unclear how the government came into contact with him.
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