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what kind of lawyer do i need?

1 Answers. Asked on Nov 07th, 2016 on Contracts - New Jersey
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I want to sue my remodeling contractor for a poor and incomplete job.
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Answered on Nov 08th, 2016 at 5:53 AM

You should ask for a lawyer that is familiar iwth contracts, and construction work.  Depending on the amount of damage or amout of the contract, you may be able to bring the case yourself in small claims court. 

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