My husband wrote a 3 year lease. We just got divorced. Can I renegotiate the terms and get his name off the lease? The HOA increased and the rent does not cover all cost associated with the property. Is there anyway I can change the lease to a yearly lease? Or increase the rent to cover the... View More
Landlords may consider renegotiating a lease to adjust terms, such as increasing rent, but it's crucial to remember that tenants are not obligated to consent. This is because tenants currently hold an enforceable contract. Alterations to the lease terms require mutual agreement unless the...View More
I wasn't notified when my father passed on. My father's favorite 2 children are still living, no contact. He didn't want 3rd girl, my other siblings both died in their 40's, medical issues. My father said way back he had a trust & I was on it but later returned to his... View More
I understand your concerns regarding your father's family trust and the uncertainty surrounding your inclusion in it. Trusts are indeed private documents, and it can be challenging to ascertain whether you are a beneficiary without direct communication from the trustee.
It seems like you're inquiring about alternative legal terminology for "a company of..." in the context of a DBA, which stands for "doing business as." Just to clarify, a DBA is simply a declared alias that a company or an individual is using for their business activities....View More
Certainly, it's within legal bounds for your apartment management to offer a lease renewal before your current lease concludes, provided they've been transparent about the process. This is often done to ensure tenancy continuity. If they've proposed an incentive for early renewal,...View More
It's essential to review the terms of the contract and the addendum closely. If the agreement specifies a fixed rate for a certain period, any increase that contradicts this would not be permissible. Ensure that the addendum, which is part of the lease, does not grant the landlord the right to...View More
I have a very small tile installation business. I am both licensed and insured. I recently completed a shower for a client who claims I cut a hole on a tile "too large" and that the valve wouldn't fit. I cut the hole to a standard valve size which also matched the one below it. He... View More
You probably have nothing to worry about. The home-owner is likely trying to see if you will pay something. Until he gets an attorney involved, I wouldn't get too worked up abou it. Here is an anlaysis of it though:
In general, the legal standing of a client's...View More
The business license is in my name. She is considered an employee on taxes. I can do everything without her help. She can't operate the business without me. Its a strictly labor based business. Small home based business. Just us 2 working the business.
Is she an owner of the business or just an employee? If she is an owner than every time you take an owner's draw she needs an equal amount distributed to her. I would have thought that the divorce decree would have addressed this issue. If it hasn't addressed this issue, then here are...View More
I started working for a program that advertised and was written in my onboarding documents as paying 16 hours per day. They have since asked for the same level of comitment and hourly work but only will allow me to report 13 hours without getting approval beforehand for overtime. I never signed any... View More
When our mother died, one brother had been appointed “personal representative”, and at the same time I was appointed “attorney-in-fact”. Does the the attorney-in-fact have any authority or say so in the handling of the estate or is it solely up to the personal representative to see that the... View More
You are right in your understanding that any power of attorney that has been given by the principal (the person who is giving the authority to an agent) expires upon their death. The reasoning for this, is that you cannot be an agent for a dead person. There is no way to see whether the agent is...View More
I am a business owner, and my building had a covered claim under my landlords policy. A water heater broke. This happened in feb 2023. The insurance company refused my contractors, and used the ones they picked, along with the ones my landlord chose. The building is still not accessible in terms of... View More
The first step would be to look to the lease agreement. It should speak to what happens if there is a breach in the agreement and how to move forward from there. It may even speak to a situation where you are disallowed occupation of the property due to some repair work and what their duty is to...View More
I was working online remotely for a company based out of California as an independent contractor and they were due to pay the remainder of what they owed us and they never did. The total came out to over $9000 and all attempts to get them to pay have been met with dead ends.
You mentioned in your prompt that they agreed to a contract. I assume that means that you have a contract signed by the company regarding the terms of your services. First look to the contract and see what it says under default.
If you are just using the word "contract" as a...View More
You will first need to look to the contract provisions to see what they say about arbitration. If the other party is nonresponsive, then you could likely set up the arbitrator, give them notice of the time and place of arbitration and if they don't show up then the arbitrator can give you a...View More
You should look to the operating agreement (if there is one) to see how the decedent member's interest is handled. If there isn't one, then an LLC interest is considered personal property and if acquired during marriage would be considered as being held in joint tenancy.
We request services from clover for our online business that has a rolling menu. We were under the impression we needed this device in order to help build a website and receive payments. The agent explained to us that it can do this and the monthly cost was roughly only 45$ a month. When asked what... View More
He told me despite trying both arms he was just going to “unplug” me because they weren’t getting any plasma from me. He turned off the machine, and immediately after, another worker standing by realized he had turned off my machine before giving me any of my blood back. They hadn’t... View More
I would guess that you were donating plasma. I have personally been through that process and I know that you have to sign waivers and acknowledge that you are taking certain risks associated with the process. I think it would be an uphill battle, but you may want to talk to a medical malpractice...View More
Hello! I would like to start a business entity that offers business analytics services and business process recommendations for free. I'm doing this because I want experience doing analytics and consulting not to make money right now. Is there a business entity I can set up that reports no... View More
If one learns one has been named a defendant in a federal civil suit prior to actually being served (say, for instance, by coming across the complaint while reading other cases), does the 21-day "clock" start counting down to respond from the moment one first becomes aware one is a... View More
Employer gave us the option of "quit or relocate" and the relocation package offer has a term stating they'll only pay for relocation expenses (minus taxes) 30 days after they receive a copy of the signed lease. I'm located in UT. Company is in CA.
My wife's family owns a trust in Colorado that produces quarterly oil royalty checks. The checks come from Colorado. Her dad passed 20 years ago so his checks have been going unclaimed in Utah. What state(s) would she need to hire an attorney in order to claim the unclaimed property and to get... View More
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