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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Business Law for Georgia on
Q: Offer with CAVEAT tems Accept, Object, Reject or stand in total agreement...

Legal Notice Provided with a 11 day grace period with riders Offer Letter, Secured Prom Note/ Security Agreement , Note Purchase Agreement, Hold Harmless ..... Regulation D Filing with SEC 506(B) Transaction

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Cory D. Raines answered on Sep 23, 2021

Unfortunately, this is not a question and an adequate answer cannot be provided based on what is written and what is lacking. Provide more details and a legitimate question if you would like a response from one of the many qualified attorneys on Justia.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Insurance Bad Faith for Georgia on
Q: Is a carshield repair contract considered insurance in the state of Ga? If not does the state regulate them?

Ok. Apparently the question wasn't clear to some people. It isn't a question of is it auto insurance. If is a question of is that contract legally considered insurance against mechanical failures(I have heard the term "policy" used and they have "adjusters")? Also... Read more »

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Cory D. Raines answered on Aug 19, 2021

CarShield offers protection plans and warranties to their members and is not insurance. Their coverage extends to only to automobile repairs. Although having CarShield may be a good thing, it does not provide coverage for injuries damage caused by accidents. Therefore you should have insurance.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability and Business Law for Georgia on
Q: Can a carlot change the down-payment
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Cory D. Raines answered on Jul 26, 2021

This question is quite vague and without more, an appropriate response can't be given. However, many contracts have contingencies, so if there was one related to the down payment, then that could cause it to change. For instance, if a car lot agrees to a down payment of $5,000, so long as you... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Georgia on
Q: My boyfriend was signed to a major recording label as a minor , to get his record deal money his parents had to sign off

On the contract because he was underaged. Now my boyfriend is 20 and would like the remainder of his money. His parents are moving his money from out his account so he can’t use it unless they give him permission. Is there any way for him to receive what he earned?

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Cory D. Raines answered on Jul 20, 2021

Great question. Since he was a minor at the time, his parents would have had to give their permission for him to be legally bound by the agreement. Additionally, they would most likely be the ones receiving any money from the agreement, with the understanding that once he becomes 18, that... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law and Personal Injury for Georgia on
Q: If my husband fell at a high school and had to have surgery, is the school liable?
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Cory D. Raines answered on Jul 16, 2021

Because of sovereign immunity, it is difficult to sue state departments and agencies, including high schools in Georgia for injuries sustained while on their property. The Constitution of the State of Georgia provides that “sovereign immunity extends to the state and all of its departments and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation for Georgia on
Q: Can I have one parent company and multiple DBAs?

I have two small businesses that are home-based. I would like to get one business to act as a parent company to the other small businesses we create.

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Cory D. Raines answered on Jul 5, 2021

Good question and yes you can create multiple doing business as (DBAs) registered to a single LLC. However, you will run the risk or exposing yourself to liability by keeping all your eggs in one basket, because a claim against one DBA will be a claim against all them. It is wise to create... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Georgia on
Q: What happens if you don't file a notice of incorporation when starting a nonprofit?
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Cory D. Raines answered on May 25, 2021

First and foremost, if you are planning on operating a non-profit organization or not-for profit corporation you must file the incorporation documents with the Georgia Secretary of State's Office or your the equivalent in you state. Additionally, you will need to file for the non-profit... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Georgia on
Q: If I was injured at Macy’s and my claim includes a loss of consortium, how long do I have to file suit?
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Cory D. Raines answered on May 19, 2021

I agree with attorney Horst and want to add that if the deadline is approaching you most likely need to hire an attorney as soon as possible to ensure that your claim(s) will not be barred by the statute of limitations pursuant to O.C.G.A. 9-3-33. Should you need anything further, feel free to... Read more »

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5 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Georgia on
Q: My daughter was in an accident, 3 weeks ago, her lawyer is stating that medical costs being left open is not a thing.

My Daughter was in an accident in GA. She is currently dealing with 2 fractured discs in her back, a fractured elbow and blurry vision. Her lawyer is stating that there is a $130k pool for the 3 occupants and that medical being left open for future issues related to this " Is not a thing"... Read more »

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Cory D. Raines answered on May 13, 2021

Great question and I am sorry to hear about your daughter. However, her attorney is likely talking about the available insurance equals $130K to be shared by all those injured in the accident by the at fault driver. Should you all choose to settle then each person would receive proceeds from the... Read more »

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