The Department of Business and Professional Regulations (DBPR) regulates and licenses businesses and professionals throughout the State of Florida. Complaints against a construction professional’s license can result in fines, a restriction of practices, probation, administrative cost, or the suspension or revocation of the license.
Losing your license puts your livelihood at stake, which is why you need to take complaints against your license seriously. A Florida contractor license defense attorney is available to represent you during the DBPR investigation.
Licensing Complaints Commonly Filed
Complaints can be filed against both licensed and unlicensed design or construction professionals. Construction professionals should ensure they are meeting DBPR licensing requirements to avoid the following common complaints:
- Misallocation of funds
- Fraudulently obtaining a license
- Project abandonment
- Working outside of licensing terms
- Failure to obtain proper permits
- Negligent building design
- Negligence resulting in injury or major property damage
- Construction defects caused by design flaws, errors, and omissions
Tenacious Florida Contractor License Defense Attorneys
Never perform work on any construction project without a valid Florida contractor’s license in place. Penalties for unlicensed activity result in a misdemeanor of the first degree or felony charges, as well as fines. If a complaint is made against you and you hold a valid license, your livelihood is in jeopardy. Every reputable contractor has worked hard to build their business and reputation. Let the Florida contractor license defense attorneys of Cotney Construction Law help you defend your rights and retain your license.
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Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.