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3 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Florida on
Q: I have a single owner LLC in Port St. Lucie. i have been sued for 19,000 over a contract. i am out of state.

i could represent myself( facts very straightforward) but need a lawyer because this is an llc. how do i proceed? my company has no assets.

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Nov 19, 2019

You need to hire a local attorney to respond the complaint within 20 days of complaint. Time is of essence.

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Florida on
Q: I want to sue a mobile auto repair company and the mechanic. Which area of law does this come under?

My SUV wouldn't start. I hired a local mechanic who works for a company based in California. Because I had to turn the ignition key and wiggle it to start the SUV, I suggested that may be the problem. He replaced the ignition switch (claimed he had to put in a new housing, too). He said my problem... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Nov 18, 2019

It appears your SUV didn't start to begin with. You paid for the service but did you get any benefit? How much did you lose for their misinformation or lacking of service? You do need an attorney.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law, Business Law and Intellectual Property for Florida on
Q: Can I get sued over pictures of work taken as a subcontractor?

My husband and his brother worked independently for some time. His brother opened a company and my husband kept working with him, never did he sign a w2 or an employment contract. We decided to open our own business and when they asked for my husband to sign a w2, my husband told him he would not... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Nov 11, 2019

It is not as white and black as you wish. I think you should hire an attorney to get your strategy ready and respond.

4 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Divorce and Real Estate Law for Florida on
Q: If a married couple buy a house but the loan is only in the husband's name does that affect property division in Divorce

We are ready to purchase, I am retired, been married 24 years, 13 year age difference. He applied for the loan without me being on the loan. My name is on the contract however. I am worried because we will be using joint money for the down payment.

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Nov 11, 2019

The loan is different issue from the title. It doesn't matter who pays or who signs, the names on the title are the evidence of the title.

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Copyright, Business Law and Intellectual Property for Florida on
Q: Can I get sued over pictures of work taken as a subcontractor?

My husband and his brother worked independently for some time. His brother opened a company and my husband kept working with him, never did he sign a w2 or an employment contract. We decided to open our own business and when they asked for my husband to sign a w2, my husband told him he would not... Read more »

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Linda Liang answered on Nov 6, 2019

I don't think this is kind of help you can receive on a public forum. In order to do it right, more analysis is needed. You need an attorney to help you to prevent litigation with the right strategy.

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Florida on
Q: Employment letter states will pay $35,000 for a 10 month contract. It also has "At will" clause. I was let go, breach?

I was let go due to downsizing at charter school, Polk county.

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Nov 4, 2019

At will means you can be fired but if you are owed $35,000, it is subject to the language of the agreement.

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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Florida on
Q: Can a lawyer's diploma from Venezuela in the United States be recognized?

The Man has a Full Lwyer Diploma from Venezuela and live in Orlando as Asyl Resident can he do everything to get a recognized of his diploma in US?

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Nov 4, 2019

Venezuela's laws are not US laws. Lawyer's diploma is not pre-requisite for lawyers' qualification.

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Collections for Florida on
Q: What is notice of withdrawal of notice of voluntary dismissal
Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Nov 4, 2019

Are you being sued by someone? It seems a party has filed notice to withdraw the complaint and changed their minds thereafter.

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3 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: What does USCIS mean by "your benefit request has been accepted and is under review"?

My husband filed an i130 petition for me. On the myUSCIS account we keep on seeing the phrase "your benefit request has been accepted and is under review" and the only thing changing is the date they update the page. Does that phrase mean that our file is resting in a drawer or that someone is... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Nov 1, 2019

It is a receipt indicating that you are in cue.

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: Apartment charging me rent after asking me to move out

I informed my complex I was planning to move out and submitted a sublease form since they did not give me the option to break the lease. After a week they left me a voicemail saying they found someone to sublease and asked if I can move out and submit my keys in the next couple of days so they can... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Oct 21, 2019

You should write to them that you surrendered the key and they accepted. Your obligation is discharged. Did you get your security and last month back? Did you sign anything?

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1 Answer | Asked in Intellectual Property for Florida on
Q: Florida HOA board amending declaration of deed restrictions without prior notification or vote from property owners.

This following clause is included in the declaration “ The Grantor or its successor reserves the right to hereafter, from time to time, amend,

modify, add to or delete from any part or all of the foregoing restrictions without notice to or consent from the grantee on any lands owned by... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Oct 17, 2019

First of all, why is this intellectual property question? Secondly, your question is not clear. It seems that the language is part of the deed, which has nothing to do with HOA board. ... More information is needed to clarify the situation you are in.

3 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Medical Malpractice for Florida on
Q: can youu sue a plastic surgeon for breach of contract or trust

If a plastic surgeon didn’t stick to the service agreement and you wake up with something other that what was agreed on, can you get you money back from the credit issuer under consumer protection laws?

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Oct 17, 2019

You may file a few causes of action, including breach of contract, batteries, malpractice.. and etc. But your credit issuer cannot simply refuse to pay without a stipulation or a judgement.

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3 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: Is it okay if a police officer records you and uses you as evidence without your knowledge?
Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Oct 15, 2019

No, it is not. But why is this question in Landord-Tenant session?

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3 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: Im going threw a divorce to a filipina girl came over used me now is trying to take my son from me

Im going threw a divorce to a filipina girl came over from Philippines withen less then a year leaves me for another man she is not a usa citizen my son . What can i do to get pro bono help an or payment plan as i do not make much shes trying to have me pay for her lawyer as well an take sole... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Oct 15, 2019

Sorry that you have to go through that. Your best bet is to receive free consultation, mostly over the phone, and handle it through mediation.

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Florida on
Q: I'm a permanent resident with a green card through refugee status. what documents do i need to travel outside the USA
Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Oct 7, 2019

If you already have a green card, you travel with green card. Be careful not to travel back to your home country though.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Florida on
Q: I have a signed a contract on home in FL, the deposit is not due for another day. Can I legally cancel the contract?
Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Oct 7, 2019

Realistically speaking, if you cancel, they won't probably go after you because it is not worthy the time, most likely.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for Florida on
Q: My parenter created a sunbiz and im not on it
Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Oct 3, 2019

Is that a question?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Florida on
Q: Our contract states we have level 2 counter tops. We chose level 2, builder wants to charge us stating *finish upgrade

We have Level 2 counter tops in our contract. We went to the builder's supplier as suggested. We chose a Level 2 counter top. It is a black matte finish. The supplier stated that Level 2 is Level 2, there are no surprises. We approved the slabs, took pictures of them and the tag saying that... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Oct 3, 2019

You right is based on breach of contract. I don't know if you are in privity with supplier. But their words can be used to construe the meaning of the dealer's promise as to the fees associated with the counter top.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Florida on
Q: What happens when an adjudicator approves a petition and a second adjudicator sends a NOID on an identical petition?

2 identical I129R1 petitions, filed 2/15/2019. One is approved on 6/20/2019. We receive a NOID on the second petition on 8/3/2019 because the proffered position is not a religious occupation. Both petitions are for the same position. Can USCIS have it both ways? It is and it isn’t a religious... Read more »

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Sep 17, 2019

Its like two people would have different opinions on one identical case even given the same frame work to consider. Immigration cases are not like mechanic system where with one input one may expect the output. That's why you need lawyers to make argument for you.

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2 Answers | Asked in Intellectual Property for Florida on
Q: Can I sue a hotel website for having my photo posted on it without my permission?
Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Sep 17, 2019

If they use your photo for a profit, yes.

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