I took over a business in Sept 2022, 6/7 mos later I gave the business back to the OG owner as it wasn’t a fit. Oct 22 I did work for a customer, charged him appropriately. In feb 23 I receive a chargeback for “unaware of pmt” to my business act for those services. This causes a whole lot of... View More
An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Before taking action, it could be advisable to first check with the card, financial institution, etc. to see what their policy and your options are in terms of recourses with chargebacks. Good luck
My employer (E) has two small businesses (A and B) both 100% owned by E. Business A owes business B a significant amount of money for services accumulated throughout the years. However, E wants to protect the assets of A from any happenings relating to B. If B goes bankrupt will the creditors of B... View More
Won a judgment against defendant. The def had an LLC for their business but never used it in any way. It laid dormant since 2019 until my judgment. The original first year address has been outdated and out of commission. The Arizona Corp Commission has suggested this would be an Invalid LLC address... View More
Thank you for your question. The answers depend upon where you live. You need to contact the city or municipality to answer whether or not a permit is required. However you also need to think about taxes on the money that you earn. I recommend you speak with the city or municipality regarding...View More
Trademarks protect brands, not copyrights. A trademark protects the use of the brand in the particular industries, or classes, listed on the trademark registration. Here is a resource: https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/trademark-classes.html
You can set up your business as an LLC but, if you will be performing services for others that are traditionally performed by licensed agents in Arizona, you will need to employ a licensed person and perform services under his/her license.
You may have a good claim. Generally, a business is not responsible for the criminal conduct of a third party. But where a business has notice of prior thefts and does not take reasonable steps to secure its premises for the protection of its customers, there can be liability for a...View More
Hi, I am getting ready to form an LLC together with my boyfriend, we will be a member-managed LLC. However when adding his name to the application I need to provide an address, but he is currently stationed in South Korea for a year, and we will be moving together to Guam after that.
If Arizona is his home state you should use the address that he provided the military if this is still a good address. If not, you should have him authorize you to use your address. When you relocate to Guam you will need to update your information. You will also need to maintain a local...View More
I have just received my LLC documents from legalzoom, i haven't signed any of them. Can i dissolve my llc without signing the documents because signing them is impossible, both my 2 other members live abroad. I did this mistake without knowing they must be US citizens. Can i dissolve my LLC... View More
Hello. You are experiencing first hand why these cut-rate online legal services are such a huge problem (and, I should add, how attorneys who do this kind of work often end up getting a fair amount of business trying to clean up all of the problems caused by these services.
I can find little trace of them, only two generic business listings with only the information provided on the LLC application from 2003. I found his licence application for the same time period, it shows he never completed his state licence application. Don't think they ever went into... View More
I would use a different name. However, if this name is critical to your business, I recommend hiring a private investigator to locate the members of this LLC. Once located, you might negotiate a license to use the name or, perhaps, purchase the LLC itself. You must be certain that the LLC is...View More
The 'P' stands for "professional." Any business that is owned by a licensed professional that will be conducting the type of business for which the owner is licensed must be filed as a professional limited liability company. So, for a licensed dentist to open an LLC providing...View More
We are looking at registering a non-profit 501c in AZ, and have heard there may be some advantage to registering as a C-Corp first, then converting to a 501c. Are there advantages to this approach? -Thanks!
I think the first thing we need to do is to cover the difference between a "non-profit" corporation and one granted tax exempt status by the IRS (a 503(c)(3) non-profit), as they are technically different things. A corporation can be a non-profit without having tax exempt status. A...View More
We believe our General Partner has made changes to the original contract. Because there is only one signature from each partner on the document, at the last page, we don't have any confirmation that we agreed to the earlier pages in the contract. Are all contract pages required to have an... View More
You have just run into one of the main reasons why some contracts have spaces for initials on each page, and sometimes even on each paragraph. The presence of those initials makes it harder for any party to later make modifications to the overall contract (though certainly not impossible in this...View More
There are a lot of variables here that you have not provided, so understand that this answer is making some general comments that may not apply to your exact circumstance. So, in basic terms, multiple businesses can use the exact same name/trademark without conflict so long as there is not a...View More
I am selling some property in Alaska to a guy who will be growing medical marijuana. I own the property outright and will carry the note. I own some heavy equipment on the property he wants to buy and wants my help running the machinery, etc. Rather than selling the equipment or charging for my... View More
The choice of what to offer in exchange for a piece of the company is a business decision for you. The choice depends on whether repayment of the loan/note is worth more to you than a less certain return from an increase in stock value. If they are selling stock at a per-share price that is less...View More
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