Law Offices of Michael Garcia
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Consumer Protection Information:
When hiring a moving company.
1.  Get three written estimates before hiring an interstate moving company.

2. Verify that the interstate moving company is properly licensed and  insured.

3. Ask for references from the mover and call them to verify their accuracy.

4. Read and understand all estimates and contracts before signing.

5. Make certain to receive and read the booklet:
           "Your Rights and  Responsibilities When You Move."  

6. Verify that the moving company has a neutral dispute resolution program.

7. Understand that an estimate is only valid for the services and number of items to be moved as described in writing. If, on the day of the move you add additional items to be moved or require additional services your price will increase. Most estimates are not guaranteed.

8. Have a clear understanding of the pick-up and delivery window. Understand that, in most cases, delivery is not a guaranteed date.

9. Purchase full replacement value insurance to protect your property.

10. Declare and insure all items of extraordinary value.

Transportation law  •  Tariff Publishing  •  Regulatory Compliance  •  Consumer Protection
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