Good question, probably belongs in the Trademarks category since Trademarks and Servicemarks are the same set of rules. Your question would boil down to whether an objective consumer would be confused by the domain, if they would be then it would potentially be an infringement. That said, a good...Read more »
Depends on the review, but they are probably seeking damages for defamation and harm to their business reputation. These are fact intensive and "truth" is an absolute defense. You need to get a lawyer to defend yourself or your company.
While I'd need to see the actual letter to give the most accurate advice / opinion, I can say this. An Article 78 is essentially an appeal of a decision of an NY or NYC agency such as the Dept. of Health / Dept. of Vital Statistics, in order to successfully appeal the decision by the dept. /...Read more »
I know I'm going to sound crazy on this one. I have been seeing a lot of celebrities buying acres of land on the moon, and it got me wondering if there is any possible way for one entity - albeit a company or a country - to claim ownership over all the dark matter/energy in this universe? Can there... Read more »
I have been a health care provider in this office for 4 1/2 years. Under my current contract I qualify for 3 months of continuance pay while on medical disability, followed by NYS paid family leave for maternity leave. My employer is slated to be bought out 2 weeks prior to my due date. My... Read more »
You're likely an employee at will, meaning every day you show up voluntarily and you can be terminated with or without cause. When your company gets taken over presumably the new employer will immediately implement their existing policies and you will not have the benefit of prior policies. I'd...Read more »
Hello, I wish to seek legal advice on a house I was in a contract to buy. I had Mortgage and everything done. Once my mortgage bank was asking to schedule the closing day for the house, the seller stopped responding. Soon after he sold the house to someone else while still holding our down payment... Read more »
There may have been an action for specific performance to sell to you, but if your lawyer backed out of the deal without your knowledge or consent then it sounds like you potentially have a malpractice action against him/her. That said, I'm highly skeptical that there was no "time limit" clause on...Read more »
My mother's estate has a few bank accounts, some bank accounts had joint ownership with any one of her 3 children. In a signed addendum to her will, she explained how to distribute the bank account assets between her 3 children (50%/25%/25%) "regardless of the name on the account." I believe for... Read more »
Depends on whether the supplement to the will was valid, I would argue that it likely is if it is referenced to the will and incorporated into the will by reference. Speak to an estate planning attorney who should be able to give you more specific guidance. Please email me directly if you have...Read more »
Not really. The bank should be advised of your parents death and you and your sister are under the rules of intestacy most likely the owners as tenants in common of the property. If you want to sell it you should start an administrative proceeding to get letters of administration in your name and...Read more »
I recently heard that the Federal Estate tax was around 40%... Also, I heard that on top of the federal estate tax, some states had their own estate tax. Therefore, I want to avoid this by purchasing the assets from my parents over time while they are alive. Would this be feasible? What are the tax... Read more »
If you're purchasing the assets with your own money there is NO estate or gift tax implication so long as it's reasonably tied to the fair market value for the assets. Furthermore, there is a lifetime exemption in the estate / inheritance tax at the federal level for $5.4M in gifts from...Read more »
Yes. If you buy the LLC interest you own a percentage of the LLC and it's assets, the LLC also may have liabilities so perform your due diligence thoroughly. A decent attorney can assist you in this transaction.
I have been complaining to several people at Tops Markets about the work place harassment and the abuse.I was then fired for a excuse to get me out.they agreed in writing to uncontested unemployment then they sent in a damming claim letter.
My father passed away and my mother is administrator, after the money is ready is there a timeline to where she has to give my share and does it have to be the full amount or can she give a little at a time?
ticket convicted for speeding last week ( 6 points in ny) on a 3 year old ticket ..so no pts on license but 300 dollar assessment fee was issued and i only paid this years portion... do i need pay the entire assesment fee to insure no pts on dmv record or its separate and can pay partial each... Read more »
I am actually writing in regards to a situation my mother has been dealing with and has caused her a lot of stress and is costing her a lot of money. My grandmother passed away 6 years ago. She shared a 2 Family house with her brother. When she passed she left my mother half of the house.... Read more »
Since your Uncle was Ordered to sell and now refuses it sounds to me like another Order from the court can be sought holding him in contempt for violating the first Order... The contempt charge should carry enough of a threat to convince him to sell as he was originally supposed to do and agreed to...Read more »
There is about a 1/4 mile exit ramp called the Harlem River Driveway located between the Harlem River Drive and West 155th Street in Upper Manhattan. I was decelerating up the ramp from the 50mph highway when I was pulled over for doing 46 in a 25. The cop’s radar was pointed at me as I passed... Read more »
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