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Do Homemaker Companion Agency Contracts Have to Be in Writing – YES!

Posted April 12, 2017

Wow. Just when you think our courts are becoming more business friendly, the Connecticut Supreme Court issues a decision on whether businesses can enforce oral contracts. The answer for Homemaker Companion Agencies is a resounding “no.” This isn’t too surprising because, similar to home improvement agreements which must be in writing and signed by the homeowner, contracts between consumers and agencies that provide homecare services must also be in writing and signed by the consumer.

Connecticut Expands Home Improvement Act to Include Restoration and Remediation Contractors

Posted June 16, 2016

Connecticut's general assembly found time to add to the list of the types of contractors that must comply with the Home Improvement Act.  As of January 1, 2017, contractors that perform water, fire and storm restoration and mold remediation will have to register as home improvement contractors and use contracts that comply with the statute. While registering is an easy process and relatively inexpensive, check it out here, making sure your contracts comply with the Act is a little more involved.

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