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Q: What is the best business type for co-owners?

The co-owners are me and my husband. It is a small business that specializes in event planning and coordination.

T. Augustus Claus
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answered on Sep 22, 2023

In Mississippi, forming a Limited Liability Company (LLC) is often a preferred choice for small business co-owners like you and your husband who are engaged in event planning. An LLC provides the liability protection that a corporation offers, while maintaining the operational flexibility and... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Civil Litigation and Libel & Slander for Mississippi on
Q: Is it considered slander for someone to post personal information about an employee on your business page?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 6, 2020

Slander consists of verbal defamation. If in writing, it would be libel. But there is nothing mentioned about the statement being false and damaging. So it is possible that it is not any form of defamation. It could be a privacy or confidentiality-based violation. Your post remains open for four... View More

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Q: I recently opened a small business in Jackson, MS. I made a verbal agreement with an investor to start my company.

I opened the business 4/3/19. The business has been running well and has to begun to stable itself within the first month but my investor feels he needs to start seeing a profit return immediately. We had a huge dispute over some minor infractions. He took control of the finances and now will not... View More

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
answered on May 13, 2019

Justia is a free online legal forum established to allow members of the general public to ask general legal questions to experienced lawyers who volunteer their valuable time to do so. We are not here to advise people how to get out of trouble caused by their own misguided actions--especially when... View More

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Q: Is it considered forgery if your wife signs your name to a check without husbands permission
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
answered on Mar 26, 2019

This question is not as easy as it appears. The answer would depend upon several other factors, including whether the husband and wife have a joint checking account, whether the husband has allowed his wife to sign his name to checks in the past, whether the money involved was money that only the... View More

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Q: Have a loan through republic finance, hardship, unable to make payments, afraid of what they can do to me.

It's almost impossible to pay them off, but have faithfully paid them for 4 years, I have considered filing bankruptcy but don't know where to start of if I have enough debt to do so. I need help.

Randall R. Saxton
Randall R. Saxton
answered on Oct 3, 2018

You should meet with a local bankruptcy attorney for a free consultation to discuss your options. There is no “minimum” amount of debt required to file.

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