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Can homeowner sue contractor for non-completion of job (removal of old shrubs and planting of new shrubs)
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Thank you for using JustAnswer. I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and I will do whatever I can to answer your question.
Before I answer a bit more detail would be helpful please.
Did you have a written contract? Have you paid money?
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