Boat Key and All Other Southwest Florida Communities
Contracting Without a License
in Sarasota and Manatee (Bradenton or Palmetto) Counties
In Florida, it is a crime to contract work or otherwise act in the capacity of a contractor without a valid Florida contractor’s license. Contracting without a license can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony.
Aside from potential fines and jail sentences, a person convicted of or who pleads to a charge of Contracting without a License will often be subject to court-ordered restitution.
If you have been accused of unlicensed contracting in Sarasota or Manatee, Florida, contact Michael S. Perry, PA for a free initial consultation.
There are various defenses to a charge of “Contracting without a License”, and having an attorney experienced in these matters is essential for avoiding a conviction or minimizing potential penalties.
There are nine different ways to commit a crime of unlicensed contracting in Florida. Proof of any one violation is sufficient to sustain a conviction. Read More …