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I hired what I believed was a California licensed contractor to obtain permits for a recreation room in the garage. After building it without ever obtaining permits he asked if he could store his tools in my garage and some of his furniture in the recreation room until I got back from my vacation. When I returned from vacation I learned he had moved his wife , 4 sons and 2 dogs in . He never took out permits and also built a shower which the city of Los Angeles does not allow.

Lawyer's Assistant: Has any paperwork been filed?

No

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Yes, I am obtaining permit to try to remove the illegal bathroom, and repair the damage he did to my garage. I did not know he was living there because he and his family were S I king in from the back of the garage by some openings he had cut into the back wall of the garage.

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Real Estate Law
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