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BUILDER IN LIQUIDATION?

Updated: Jul 10, 2023


You might find yourself in a situation where you have engaged a builder to carry out work at your home, but before the work has even begun or is completed the builder goes into liquidation. You have no idea what you should do.

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Builder in Liquidation?

5 simple steps for you to consider... 1. Seek Legal Advice To protect your interests, and BEFORE taking any steps you should obtain legal advice as to your options. 2. Make contact with the Liquidator The Liquidator may be able to assist you in some cases in advising possible options. 3. QBCC’s Dispute Resolution Process For residential construction work you may be able to resolve your complaint via the Queensland Building and Construction Commission resolution process. 4. Assistance under the Queensland Home Warranty Scheme If you are not able to satisfactorily resolve your complaint under the QBCC’s resolution process, you may be eligible for assistance under the warranty scheme. As part of the building process your builder should have arranged insurance for the construction for which you may be able to lodge a claim. 5. Strict Time Limits These apply to some claims so make sure you do not delay in seeking advice otherwise your claim may be prejudiced.

Solicitors at Hogan Stanton Lawyers have been successful in obtaining satisfactory outcomes for clients who find themselves in this unfortunate situation.

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