I'd want to check your licensor and your business plan before rendering any opinion, but property management is one of the things real estate brokers are licensed to do. You don't say you are a broker, however, so you may merely be licensed as a sales person, that is, to be an agent for a...View More
Let's say that I previously was a sole proprietor and served client ABC during that time as a sole proprietor. Let's also say that at some point after serving client ABC, I formed an LLC for the same business. At some point after the formation of the LLC, client ABC sues me/my business.... View More
I am looking to operate an online business where I sell online courses and PowerPoint templates as materials with the course. I have seen that a Microsoft Office Home and Student license is not allowed for commercial purposes.
1. Is the Microsoft Professional license... View More
1. The Microsoft Office Professional license may indeed be suitable for distributing materials such as online courses and PowerPoint templates for commercial purposes. However, it's essential to carefully review the terms and conditions of the license to ensure that it allows for the specific...View More
Depends on the law of the state where you want to move the LLC to, and what you are actually looking to achieve. There are four options: (1) keep the MD registration and simply register to do business in the other state as a foreign registered LLC; (2) dissolve the MD LLC and create a new LLC in...View More
This is a great question, and is quite naturally very complex given the ever-changing landscape of technology. Right now, general intellectual property laws that govern internet images are essentially limited to uniquely created imagery and content that is produced by human individuals....View More
I represent several Security Officers who worked for a security company that subcontracted with the University of Maryland Hospital system. The company received shift deferential and holiday pay. The company does not pay it to officers. I believe that this isn't mandatory in Maryland but... View More
Given that your question is one of ethics, this would be difficult to answer from a purely legal perspective. I have to refrain from providing my general opinion, but I will echo your sentiments regarding the mandatory nature of the shift deferential and holiday pay flowdown. Holiday and shift...View More
A Maryland attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. The short answer is "yes," given the right circumstances and a determined and aggressive plaintiff. It would be best if a local attorney in your state experienced in corporate law advised. But the short...View More
If you plan to conduct business under your own name as a sole proprietor, obtaining a DBA ("Doing Business As") is not typically required. However, if you decide to sell your products under a name other than your legal name, then a DBA would be necessary. The requirement to register your...View More
...will my personal address be moved from the public record(unsearchable) and replaced by the address of the hired RA and Virtual Business Address? Or do I have to dissolve my LLC and create a new one with a new name?
When you file a change of resident agent form, the prior forms on file are not deleted or removed. Therefore, although the search information on the SDAT Business Entity Site will be updated to reflect the new resident agent name and address, and will be what someone will see when they search for...View More
The question of consumer vs. business debt does not really determine anything (just for statistical purposes of how many consumer cases vs. business cases are filed). My recommendation would be to check the consumer box. No, it is not possible that the SBA has forgotten you. And no, you cannot not...View More
We pay condo association fees, but i'm not sure what the insurance covers. The units are upper and lower level units with front and back areas. I have a lower level unit. The outside a/c condensers are situated in the back of the condo units. The back area is fenced off with locked fences,... View More
You would review the insurance policy to see if it is covered. All insurance policies are different. In addition, your own insurance policy may cover it if the condo policy does not. Make sure you report it to the police.
A lawyer (debt collector) issued subpoenas to my boyfriend, my bank, and my multi-member LLC's registered agent, all of whom are outside of the state the judgment was recorded in. Is that considered informing third parties? Is it an FDCPA violation worth suing over?
Religious colleges in Fort Washington, Maryland, can create separate bylaws from their articles of incorporation. To do this, they should review their current bylaws, form a committee of key stakeholders, draft the new bylaws, and seek legal counsel for compliance. Once approved by the governing...View More
They need a judment of possession, which in commercial landlord-tenant cases can happen quickly--but they still need to file a court action to get it. Once they have judgment of possession, they can enter immediately upon issuance of the writ of possession and lock the premises and hold the...View More
I suggest that you report him. Could also be child endangerment, you might want to contact CPS. You need to consult an attorney in your local area that practices this kind of law. Thank you for using Justia Ask a Lawyer.
I am a new real estate agent. Got my license back in March 2022 but am just now actively pursuing real estate. Currently a solo agent at Samson Properties serving Maryland only but would like to get licensed in DC and VA as well.
As advised I’ve created an LLC (Carla Clemente Realty)... View More
Assuming this is for a residence, this is a home improvement project. By Maryland law, a contractor on a home improvement contract must hold a license from the Maryland Home Improvement Commission (MHIC). The contract must comply with multiple legal requirements, among which is that a down...View More
The recording party is located in Virginia and consents to the recording. The 2nd party is located in Vermont. The topic involves a business matter (employment discrimination) for a business located in Maryland.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.