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I hired ab building...

I hired ab building contractor to repair water damaged in my apartment

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

The contract stated nandheot to exceed $15,000.00 He added more dollars

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

Is this contract null and void? He is taking me to small claims court.

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Please send answer to my laptop @***@******.*** Thanks

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
this is in calif. 92692
yes, How would I defend myself?
George?
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Defenses can include that services were not authorized, done without consent, exceeded agreed price and do not match expectation or agreement.
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You may even go on the offensive and counterclaim for monies paid to the extent not satisfied with work done!
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