Daniel DiCicco's answer You need an operating agreement to define these terms immediately. Without an agreement, you have no good way to resolve disputes, add or remove members, track profit shares, etc.
You need everyone to come together on this. Frankly you should not be investing money into any company where your rights to the money and profits are not clearly defined in a written document.
Daniel DiCicco's answer I don't think you have a simple option. Let's put it like this - when a real possibility exists that an investor's entire investment can evaporate, and then that eventuality comes to pass - people get mad. They start thinking of where things went wrong and while they may have seemed cool with it up front, when they still had all of their money, they may not be feeling so cool and calm about it after the fact.
This is where a proper, well-thought-out contract comes into play. What...
Daniel DiCicco's answer There is no legal requirement per se. Do you have a legal business entity like an LLC? If you do have an LLC then and you have concerns that perhaps one day you could be involved in a law suit, then I would want to keep my personal and business funds separate.
However, if you're just running a mom-n-pop business, then you can do whatever you want. There's no law saying you need a certain type of bank account.
Daniel DiCicco's answer You absolutely need to involve an attorney in this process and get a custom contract together. There is no off-the-shelf solution to this kind of arrangement. The greater the risk and the more complicated the arrangement, the more you will need a custom solution for your legal infrastructure. Something else you need to consider is that raising money for a venture is full of pitfalls and potential gotchas.
The way to move forward is to create a business entity that makes sense for the...
Daniel DiCicco's answer Just go through your agent and don’t deal with them directly. You only have to allow them an inspection once under a typical contract. Refer all inquiries to your agent and you’ll be good. If you are not represented then only deal with their agent.
Daniel DiCicco's answer This is an interesting question and you may find answers in the corporate documents. It is not uncommon for corporate boards to have various adviser and counselor roles that don't have voting rights. It might be that they are generalizing by saying "non-voting board members" when they mean something specific like an adviser. If you have access to or rights to access the corporate bylaws, then you'll likely find your answers there.
Daniel DiCicco's answer If you are in a legal battle with a corporation and don't have your own counsel, you are really walking a risky path. I have seen people do this kind of pro se representation and end up getting absolutely wrecked with an attorney fee bill -for the other side- at the end of it.
Daniel DiCicco's answer I think it is a bad idea to represent yourself. DUIs can be more complicated than meets the eye. I believe that you have an excellent case based on what you're saying here; it's possible that the state won't even charge the case. Likely, even. However, if they DO charge the case then you're risking an awful lot just to save a few grand on attorney fees.
To answer your question though, yes, you can get the Dash cam video if it exists. But answer me this - then what? Do you know what to...
Daniel DiCicco's answer If you defaulted on the claim then your options are very limited. You will need to try and set aside the judgment but this is done somewhat rarely. You will not be able to do it without an attorney, and then you are facing a situation where it would very likely cost more to set aside the judgment than to just pay it. You could try to do it pro se. You'd have to have a fairly compelling reason to set aside the default judgment.
Daniel DiCicco's answer This depends on the nature of the work. Most residential home improvement type work requires that the contractor have a CCB license. You can fire him if he is doing this work unlicensed. He could potentially try to sue you if you have a signed agreement with him- anyone can file a lawsuit. But I think you would have an excellent defense. If you don't have a contract then you can fire him at any time.
Daniel DiCicco's answer You're in a bit of a pickle. Yes, you can go back to the old plan, but also the other parent can object and you'll find yourself in litigation if he or she does. The court-ordered parenting plan is the only legally enforceable plan at this time.
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