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I have an issue with a builder who buidt my out door deck. I have have an independent registered builder do a review of the work + photos of the issues. I have sent this to the builder and have only recived 1 text message back promising to fix the issues. This has been going on since jan 10th 2018. I have rang numerious times with no reply. The cost of the deck was $3600 and to get it fixed would cost another $2700. Is this worth taking to Vcat and do i need to pay all cost to get this hread?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Victoria

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No not yet i trying to find out what my opions are and how to go about it

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Where do i start and what do i need to do and what records will i need to presnt my case

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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 1 month ago

did you have a work agreement (contract) in writing ?

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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 1 month ago

Where you cannot settle the dispute directly with the builder, the next step is to file an application with Domestic Building Dispute Resolution Victoria Level 12/222 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000 1300 557 559 https://www.dbdrv.vic.gov.au/

Domestic Building Disputes is the first step before raising a claim at VCAT.

If the matter cannot be resolved in this forum the next step is to file an application at VCAT under the Building List.

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