South Carolina Contractor License Board Defense Attorneys
In South Carolina, contractors face a large and complex set of rules subject to the control of the South Carolina Contractors Board. Failure to adhere to these rules can cause the South Carolina State Licensing Board to initiate an investigation against you.
A complaint can originate from a number of sources, including clients or competitors. Once this happens, you need a contractor license defense lawyer to fight on your behalf.
Your license is how you make your living and support your family. Losing a license can damage a family, emotionally and financially. Call us right now for a free contractor license defense consultation. 803.252.4800
We handle Contractor Professional License Defense cases in the following areas:
- applications for licensure
- LLR investigations
- LLR license renewals
Defending a Residential Builders Commission, Board of Architectural Examiners, or Manufactured Housing Board Complaint
The Residential Builders Commission, Board of Architectural Examiners, and the Manufactured Housing Board are all regulated by the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulations (LLR). The LLR sets forth certain statutes and regulations for residential builders, architectural examiners, and manufactured housing professionals. Failure to adhere to the statutes and regulations set for can result in disciplinary action.
The most common reasons for disciplinary action for those licensed under the Residential Builders Commission, Board of Architectural Examiners, and the Manufactured Housing Board include, but are not limited to:
- practicing outside the scope
- a violation of the practice act
- criminal conduct
Disciplinary actions issued by the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation can include:
- Cease and Desist orders
- Public Reprimand
- License suspension
- License Revocation.
Handling an LLR Complaint
Customers, fellow employees, and other building or architectural professionals can issue a complaint with the Board or Commission. Once a complaint is filed, an investigator from the LLR will contact you. You have the right to decline to talk to the investigator until you have talked to an attorney. Exercise your right to a free consultation.
Defending Your Contractor Professional License
The Strom Law Firm represents clients throughout South Carolina who are encountering challenges relating to a contractor, business or professional license. We will represent you during the pre-accusation stage, in settlement, negotiation, and the formal Administrative Law hearing.
Whether your license is being denied because of a past criminal record, an incorrect license application form, a consumer complaint or a criminal case that has triggered an investigation, we will provide you with zealous advocacy coupled with an exceptionally skilled and highly knowledgeable defense of your rights.
If you are under investigation, have been contacted by an administrative agency, or threatened with revocation or suspension, it is important to have legal representation.
The Strom Law Firm offers a free consultation to anyone considering hiring private counsel with their Professional License Defense issue. Fill out the contact form on the right side of our page or call 803.252.4800 to schedule a free professional license defense consultation.
Don’t wait until it’s too late. If you are contacted by a LLR investigator, you should contact the South Carolina professional licensing defense attorneys at the Strom Law Firm, LLC for a free consultation to discuss your legal rights. Even a public reprimand can cause severe professional damage including the loss of clients as well as existing and future job opportunities.