How do I file a complaint against a contractor in Illinois?
You can file a Small Claims lawsuit in the county where your contractor resides, or in the county where the transaction took place. To start your lawsuit go to the courthouse and pick up summons and a complaint form from the small claims court clerk.
How do I report a business fraud in Illinois?
Call the toll-free Hotline at 1-855-217-1895 to report allegations of fraud in the executive branch of State government. This hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Live operators are generally available Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
How long do you have to cancel a contract in Illinois?
three business days
Illinois law provides citizens with the right to cancel certain consumer transactions within three business days. However, many people mistakenly believe that you have a three-day right to cancel all transactions.
How do I contact the Illinois Attorney General?
Contact Us – Main Page
- Hotlines, Helplines and TTY.
- Homeowner Helpline.
- Mailing Addresses and Main Phone Numbers.
- E-Mail the Office of the Illinois Attorney General for general comments, questions and/or concerns.
- To report broken links, missing pages, or other technical issues contact the [email protected]
How long is a contractor liable for work in Illinois?
Illinois’s Construction Statute of Limitations and Repose First, the claimant has four years to file suit; this is known as the “statute of limitations.” The four-year period begins to run from the time the claimant “knew or should reasonably have known …” of the act or omission giving rise to the claim.
Who do I report fraud to in Illinois?
FILING A CONSUMER COMPLAINT If you’ve been victimized by fraud, deception, or unfair methods of competition, the Consumer Protection Division of the Illinois Attorney General’s office may be able to help.
What does the Illinois Attorney General do for consumers?
Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s Consumer Protection Division protects Illinois consumers and businesses victimized by fraud, deception, and unfair business practices.
How can you legally break a contract?
You can use a Notice of Contract Termination to document and communicate this decision. Whatever the case, both parties can mutually agree to amend or terminate the contract. Just make sure you have the changes documented in writing.
How do you legally void a contract?
A contract is void for any of the following reasons:
- The contract included unlawful consideration or object.
- One of the parties was not in their right mind at the time the agreement was signed.
- One of the parties was underage.
- The terms are impossible to meet.
- The agreement restricts a party’s right.
What does the Illinois Inspector General do?
The Inspector General investigates allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, misconduct, and related violations of the law involving individuals employed by or doing business with the Attorney General’s Office.