3. Better Business Bureau:
Go to http://www.bbb.org/ and enter your zip code. When your local BBB page appear click on the "FILE A COMPLAINT" link and follow directions.
4. Connecticut Small Claims Court:
To file a Small Claims lawsuit mail or deliver the "Small Claims Writ and Notice of Suit" to the Centralized Small Claims office at 80 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106. Or you can file it at your local court. Here you can find a facility near you.
You will have to pay a $75.00 entry (filing) fee.
You may get the "Small Claims Writ and Notice of Suit" online.
You have six years to file your suit with Connecticut Small Claims Court if you have a written agreement or contract, or three years if your claim is based upon an oral agreement.
- Maximum monetary limit of claims: $5,000;
- Attorney: not required but allowed for both plaintiff and defendant;
- Right to appeal: no
You can find more information about Connecticut Small Claims Court on-line here.
5. On-line complaints.
We collect all sorts of customer reviews, complaints, and comments here.
To post your comment on Google find your contractor in Google maps, and click the more info link next to the name of your contractor. On the following page, scroll down to Reviews by Google users and click on Rate and review link on the left.
There are many other websites that let you post comments and complaints about your contractor. Below you may find just a few examples:
1) http://www.ripoffreport.com (registration required),
Return to "the State's plumbing and contractor licensing departments".