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I own a small family-run Paving Company my question is I

Hello my name is***** own a small family-run Paving Company my question is I mainly deal with private home owners occasionally small businesses I did work for a couple of customers one of which the contract was signed very plainly wrote out and explained from start to finish what was done and what was to be done the customer was satisfied with that the price was agreed upon the job was finished during the course of the two days we were there they were asked several times if everything was looking satisfactory and to their satisfaction did they like everything did they need anything done did they not like anything that didn't look good to them etcetera I was told everything look beautiful that was great the job was completed contract was signed I asked are you quite satisfied with your job as I would like to use you as a reference they told me yes they wrote me a check out I went down to the bank because as I said I'm a very small company the mile down from the bank they had stopped payment on the check when I went back and asked why this was done they told me they were not satisfied with the job I tried to make arrangements with them and ask them why this was not told to me before all of this went on and they wrote a check that to me clearly look like they did not want to pay for a job they wanted a free one when they were asked several times if they were happy with the work I was totally passed out with very dirty language they told me they would not pay me one nickel I tried to explain to them that I have meant that I have to pay on the material is not free naturally and I said why would you write this check and not telling me that you were not satisfied with something that could have been fixed again I was passed out and they told me I would never get the check cashed and they would never pay me I would like to know what I could do to get my money as I believe I am owed for what I did as these people were asked multiple times if they were happy with the work and said they were and they wrote out a check clearly if someone is not satisfied with something I'm sure they would not write a check out and the bank was not even a mile away and they called and stop payment on it as opposed to just telling me hey there's something about this that I do not like I believe they were doing this deliberately for free job I would like to find out how I would go about getting my money I even tried to make a arrangement with them to at least get the labor and material that I was out and my men's pay they would not even speak to me they started screaming and yelling so I left cuz they told me they did not believe that I would speak to a lawyer about it and I will not use the words that they told me what I could do with myself so I would like some advice on how I should go about getting paid because at this point I believe I'm do the entire amount now as opposed to making even the settlement because they were so nasty and in my opinion I believe this was deliberately done to get a free job as they were not willing to work with me one bit and was with anything if you're not satisfied with something why would you write a check out and tell someone that you like the work because I told him I would like to use them as a reference and one good job would get me another they barely lied right to my face and had no intentions of paying for this job what would you recommend that I do about this I've had this happened several times and frankly I cannot afford to do that cuz I'm a very small family-run business I am not a huge cooperation and I do have employees that need to be paid and I do have employees that need to be paid for the work that they did as it is very hard work what would your of advice be to this?the price agreed upon was 4750.00 as this was a very large paving job required over 40 ton of blacktop not counting digging up old srive and replacing rock and just plain hard manual labor the blacktop was layed 6 inches deep after roll which requires a minimum of 10 inches loose before compact rolling doqn tight..what can i do to get paid as these people you cannot reason with or speak with all they do is Scream and used foul language and I don't want to go onto their property as they are the type to either call the police or shoot you I just want paid I tried to do it in a civil manner but obviously they don't want to do it this way so I would like to know what kind up step I can take to get what I consider reasonable paid for work that was rendered that I might add is very hard work when it's over a hundred degrees thank you

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