• In The Height Of Home Improvement Season, Contractors And Homeowners Alike Should Be Familiar With New Jersey’s Home Improvement Contractor Laws
  • August 31, 2012 | Authors: Stephen R. Knox; James P. Sasso; Gerd W. Stabbert
  • Law Firm: Bressler, Amery & Ross A Professional Corporation - Florham Park Office
  • On July 23, 2012, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs (“NJDCA”) announced notices of violation to unregistered or non-compliant home improvement contractors. The notices were issued to forty-four contractors and seek nearly $200,000 in civil penalties for alleged failure to comply with the Contractors Registration Act, N.J.S.A. 56:8-136, et seq. The NJDCA release can be found at http://www. njconsumeraffairs.gov/press/07232012. htm. The NJDCA notices were issued for failure to register as home improvement contractors, expired registrations, failure to include required provisions in contracts, and failure to perform paid-for work.