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Looking at the big mess that was supposed to be his new deck, Barry was upset.

The contractor had been a good salesman but not a good carpenter. Barry could sue that company, but he knew it would be difficult. Many fly-by-night contractors are judgment-proof and hard to find.

Deb Miller, JD, is a volunteer with WV Senior Legal Aid.

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