The roofing company that the work was subbed to tells me that the price I was quoted does not cover replacing all the wood sheathing under the shingles. I expected all new wood and all new shingles, that they are now telling me will cost me another $5,000 out of pocket to have it done. I believe someone is responsible for the vague contract not reading “complete shingle and damaged sheathing replacement”.
Contracts are usually construed against the drafter when a Court finds the contract is vague. You need to retain an experienced litigation attorney to review this and any other contracts that may be involved. Always have an attorney review any contract before you sign it. That will save you a lot of potential grief and expenses. Do not let geographic restrictions get in the way of retaining the best attorney. Pick the best attorney you can find and remember one rule: a good attorney is generally never cheap, and a cheap attorney is generally never good so don't choose based on price.
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You should have your purchase agreement reviewed by an attorney to obtain better guidance on how to proceed with your matter.
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Hire an attorney to review the paperwork and assist. If you can’t afford one, file a lawsuit in special Civil part.
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