Arizona Residential Builder Attorney

PROFESSION NAME:Residential Builder
LICENSING BOARD:Arizona Registrar of Contractors
ADDRESS:3838 North Central Avenue, Suite 400
Phoenix, Arizona 85012-1946

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF PROFESSION:  “Residential Builder” is synonymous with the term “Residential Contractor” and means any person, firm, partnership, corporation, association or other organization that undertakes to construct, alter, repair, add to, subtract from, improve, move, wreck or demolish any residential structure, such as houses, townhouses, condominiums or cooperative units.  Residential structures also include apartment complexes of four units or less and any appurtenances on or within residential property lines.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF LICENSING BOARD:The Arizona Registrar of Contractors (“AROC”) licenses and regulates residential and commercial contractors in Arizona.  AROC investigates and attempts to resolve complaints against licensed and unlicensed contractors.

Legal Services offered for Residential Builders include:

  • Licensing Board Defense:  If you are a Residential Builder with a pending issue before the Arizona Registrar of Contractors; Robert Chelle Law can aggressively and effectively defend your license.
  • Complaint/Investigation Response:  A complaint filed against you may subject your license to an investigation that results in probation, suspension or revocation.  Once you receive notice of a complaint or investigation from the Arizona Registrar of Contractors it is important to call Attorney Robert Chelle, as soon as possible, to ensure an accurate and effective defense of your license.
  • Criminal Reporting Requirements:  All licensed health care professionals in Arizona must report nearly any criminal charge to their licensing board within 10 days.  If you have been charged with a crime we can assist you in reporting the charges to your licensing board.
  • Self-report Assistance:  If your employer has advised you to self-report an issue, we can help you draft a thorough self-report.
  • Application and Forms Review:  An application for a professional license that includes errors or omits necessary information can lead to unnecessary delays or the denial of your application.  An attorney review of your application can give you the best chance to receive your license in a timely manner.
  • Employment Contract Review:  We can review your proposed contract and identify potential legal problems regarding the included terms and conditions.

General Complaint/Investigation Timeline:

  1. Complaint is filed/Investigation is initiated
  2. Notice of Investigation is sent to the licensee
  3. A detailed response is due to the Board within 14 to 30 days
  4. An interview is held with a Board investigator
  5. The Board reviews the investigation at a Board Meeting
  6. The Board determines if discipline is merited
  7. Discipline is given or the case is dismissed
  8. The licensee may appeal

If you need legal assistance with an Arizona Registrar of Contractors issue contact Attorney Robert Chelle by email or by telephone at 602-344-9865.

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