Kan. (Legal Newsline) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Dec. 16
that three roofing contractors have been banned from doing business in the
state due to temporary court orders.
The contractors are temporarily banned
pending the outcome of lawsuits alleging violations of the Kansas Consumer
Protection Act and Kansas Roofing Registration Act.
Peterson, doing business as S&J Carpentry/Roofing in Nortonville, allegedly
conducted door-to-door sales of roofing services and failed to provide
consumers with their legal three-day right to cancel. Peterson would
purportedly cash checks from these consumers before the required five-day
waiting period. Additionally, Peterson allegedly took consumer money for work
that he never performed.
Contracting and Roofing LLC and Apex CR&R LLC in Raymore, along with owner
Jackson Stewart, purportedly contracted to perform two roofing jobs in Johnson
County, received deposits, and never completed work.
R. Corder, doing business as FRC Construction in Pittsburg, allegedly
contracted to perform work in both Bourbon and Crawford counties, received
payment for the work, and never completed the work.
seeks consumer restitution in all three cases, as well penalties for allegedly doing
business without registering and violating the Kansas Consumer Protection Act.