4. Vermont Small Claims: (For your information only - not a legal advice)
You can file your Vermont small claims suit in the county where you or your contractor lives.
To start small claims lawsuit in Vermont file your Complaint with a clerk of the small claims court. You can pick up a Complaint form from the clerk, or request one to be mailed to you, or download it here.
At the time of filing you will have to pay a filing fee (currently $50.00 for a claim of up to $1000.00 or $75.00 for a claim of over $1000.00).
You can find a location of your Vermont Small Claims court in this booklet.
- Maximum monetary limit of claims: $5,000;
- Attorney: not required, allowed;
- Right to appeal: yes, within 30 days
You can learn more about Vermont Small Claims here or download a booklet about Vermont Small Claims court.
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".