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1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Business Formation and Business Law for Texas on
Q: I want to file my DBA, can I shorten my DBA name or do I have include the entire name?

ie. The Bakery Shop vs The Bakery Shoppe Cupcakes & Treats

Jaime Victor Papa
Jaime Victor Papa answered on Jan 12, 2022

Yes, you can shorten your DBA name or use an entirely different name. I often work with clients to help them with this process.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Texas on
Q: I started a business with another individual, he recently left the business. 3 days later he withdrew $1,875.00 from the

Business PayPal account and will not return the business equipment. What can I do?

Jaime Victor Papa
Jaime Victor Papa answered on Nov 12, 2021

I recommend that you meet with a business attorney. Be prepared to provided your business attorney with the terms of your operating agreement and any additional agreements between you.

2 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation and Contracts for Missouri on
Q: My rent to own agreement may not abide to the MO. Laws and Statues required for the type of agreement that it is.

The written agreement was supposed to be revised by an legal representative after my tenant and I agreed to all the terms that we wrote. Neither parties had any exsperienceing in writing a legalized lease and we both agreed that our agreement was going to be given to an licensed agent to be... Read more »

Jaime Victor Papa
Jaime Victor Papa answered on Oct 30, 2021

I recommend that you have an attorney review the agreement to determine if it is enforceable.

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2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning for Texas on
Q: Hi my name is Michael my mother passed away in May 2020 and left her house to me and my 3 sisters ,what has to be done.

Can I give the share of my mother's house to my wife.

Jaime Victor Papa
Jaime Victor Papa answered on Oct 27, 2021

You will need to go to probate court.

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Q: My mother passed and has credit card debt in her name only. Does my father need to pay that debt?

They are Texas residents.

Jaime Victor Papa
Jaime Victor Papa answered on Oct 26, 2021

I recommend that you speak with a probate attorney regarding this matter. It is likely that the credit card debt will be considered community property unless your father can prove otherwise. Also, if your mother and father had a Will or no Will, your father will need to go to probate court.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for Texas on
Q: I have a LLC transportation business but want another business under the 1st business with only a EIN. Steps to take-TX

How do I select the EIN for my second company - would it be new company name DBA as the 1st company name

Jaime Victor Papa
Jaime Victor Papa answered on Oct 23, 2021

You can file an assumed name certificate to do business under the same entity as your transportation business with a different name. This will allow you to use the same EIN.

One issue with setting up your business in this manner is that if you are sued both your transpiration business and...
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