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Q: Subway and their false advertisement question?

so you walk into a Subway in the sign on the glass usually states, make it what you want. Well if you try to order a wrap let's triple or quadruple me, they claim that corporate policies do not let you. Wouldn't that be considered false advertisement because now I'm not getting to be... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 18, 2019

With those types of statements, the underlying premise is that the customer's wishes would be fulfilled, within a standard of reasonableness, not necessarily in a literal sense; or in this case, within the reasonable guidelines of their corporate policies. You could consult with an attorney to... View More

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Q: Can I have a self serve wine tasting bar in Fargo, ND? Can patrons self serve wine from a machine?

I could not find anywhere in ND law that says they cannot but when I submit an application for a liquor license it asks for the floor plan and I'm worried that if the wine dispensing machines are not "behind a bar" then I will get denied. My whole business revolves around people... View More

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne
answered on Jan 16, 2018

As an attorney who works with various small business owners, there are often questions which have not yet been addressed by North Dakota's laws. You may also be looking at liability issues with your plan.

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Q: Is it illegal for me to start an LLC with one other partner if I don't intend on participating in the business?


Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne
answered on Aug 11, 2017

The bigger issue here is addressing why you feel pressured to enter into this arrangement. The only issue that would arise is if you agreed to a certain level of participation in the LLC or voided some other contract.

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