I hired a contractor to remodel a 1/2 bath into a full bath. The
original contract was signed in mid may with no date of completion
stated...but contractor said "two weeks".
In mid June, the project was still not even close to being completed,
so we re-wrote the contract with a final completion deadline with
monetary penalties if said dealine wasnt met. Both partied signed the
written contract that also stated that ZERO money was due until the
porject was 100% completed.
Now, the contractor is demanding that I pay him 80% of the cost even
though the project is *still*
not even close to completion (in mid
I guess what im asking is: How legal is a signed contract that wasnt
drafted by a lawyer? According to the contract, I dont owe him a
penny....but he has purchased some materials that are in my house and
Any advice would be great.