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i have a contract agreement for a garage for our motor home

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i have a contract agreement for a garage for our motor home a add on he has been paid and 11400. and i have paid add 5000. for material and it has not been finished .what can i do .
Welcome and thank you for your question!

I am sorry to learn of your circumstances. Please clarify: are you dealing with a business or a contractor?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

he does add ons the name is XXXXX XXXXX top lives down the road


 

What state are you located in?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
wake forest nc
Thank you. Do you have a written contract with him?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
yes and one year guarantee
Thank you. You have two options.

1. Sue him in small claims court for breach of contract. Small claims court is part of the District Court Division. It handles civil cases where a plaintiff requests assignment to a magistrate and the amount in controversy is $5,000 or less. The principal relief sought in small claims court is money, the recovery of specific personal property, or summary ejectment (eviction). A magistrate presides over small claims court. There is no jury and usually no lawyers. A person who loses in small claims court may appeal for a trial by jury before a judge in District Court.

2. Call the local police and seek criminal charges against him for fraud and conversion (taking your money and making it his without delivering on the promised service).

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