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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Arizona on
Q: Can a home based consulting business and a seperate delivery business be under the same LLC if ran by one person?
Stephen F. Banta
Stephen F. Banta answered on Nov 8, 2011

Yes, but it is not ideal. Why not spend a little extra money and form another LLC?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Arizona on
Q: I was under Physican Medical Care, My employer sent a certified Dismissal letter to home,dismissing me. Can they do that
Stephen F. Banta
Stephen F. Banta answered on Nov 8, 2011

It really depends on the particular circumstances of your situation, but since Arizona is an "at will" employment state, the answer is probably yes. You should talk to an employment attorney who will give you a free consultation.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Arizona on
Q: CAN I FILE BANK RUPTCY WHILE EMPLOYED
Stephen F. Banta
Stephen F. Banta answered on Oct 4, 2011

Yes, you can file for bankruptcy while you are employed. If your gross salary is above a certain threshold (based on family size), you may be prevented from filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy and have to file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Find a bankruptcy lawyer who will give you a free consultation.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Arizona on
Q: Does arizona law allow mandatory overtime
Stephen F. Banta
Stephen F. Banta answered on Sep 20, 2011

Arizona does not have an overtime law, and yes, your employer is entitled to have you work mandatory overtime. However, if your employer is covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act, the federal overtime laws apply. Here is a link to the US Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division. You can find... Read more »

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Q: I'm out under FMLA leave. My employer advertised for my position and replaced me while out. What can I do?

I left under Family Medical Leave Act and also was awarded short term disability. In the first few weeks of being out, I noticed they advertised for my position on Monster.com and then hired someone else. I'm in outside sales and cover a Northern Arizona Territory. I've been told by other... Read more »

Stephen F. Banta
Stephen F. Banta answered on Sep 20, 2011

Until you go back to work and find out whether you still have your position there is no legal claim. If you find at that point that you have truly lost your position, consult an employment attorney.

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