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Business Law Questions & Answers

Q: does a night club in louisiana need to be insured

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Louisiana on May 15, 2015

Answered on Aug 29, 2015

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Generally speaking, it\'s a good idea for night clubs (and many other types of businesses) to carry insurance.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I...

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Q: Our Executive Board wants to have the existing President serve another term, even though they are now retired.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for California on May 21, 2015

Answered on Aug 29, 2015

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Your governing documents should be reviewed. A local lawyer can assist.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to consult with a...

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Q: Is it illegal for my partner to tell everyone that i am bought out if it is not true?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Washington on May 29, 2015

Answered on Aug 29, 2015

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More information about specifics is needed. A local lawyer can advise.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to consult with a...

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Q: How Hard or Easy is it to add a Member to our LLC? Here in Atlanta, Ga.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Georgia on Jun 3, 2015

Answered on Aug 29, 2015

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Talk to a local lawyer, who can review your operating agreement and advise. Also, make sure everyone understands the tax consequences, if any. It\'s a good idea to talk to a CPA, too.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a...

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Q: should veil of incorporation be set aside

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law on Jun 4, 2015

Answered on Aug 29, 2015

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There are several factors used to evaluate this. A local lawyer can advise based on the specific circumstances of your matter.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and...

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Q: Can I use a fan made super hero costume in window display promoting our "Super Patriotic" fourth of July event?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Oregon on Jun 5, 2015

Answered on Aug 29, 2015

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Talk to a local intellectual property lawyer. They will need more information to answer, as this type of question is very fact-specific.

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Q: Selling ein number with out consent

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Colorado on Jun 4, 2015

Answered on Aug 29, 2015

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An EIN belongs to a business and cannot be sold separate from the business. Talk to a local business lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I...

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Q: can a general merchandise use for loan business

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law on Jun 6, 2015

Answered on Aug 29, 2015

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More information is needed. A local business lawyer can review the specifics and advise.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to...

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Q: Can a business partner who never signed an operating agreement and forged his partners signiture be arrested?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for New York on Jun 7, 2015

Answered on Aug 29, 2015

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It\'s usually up to the prosecutor to determine whether to pursue this type of case criminally and often times they will focus on different cases, but it depends. You can certainly talk to civil business litigation lawyer about your rights and options.

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Q: Can briefly explain about invitation to treat of brochure and inquiries through the telephone ?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Iowa on Jun 7, 2015

Answered on Aug 29, 2015

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This question is hard to understand and too theoretical. Talk to a local lawyer about your specific situation.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I...

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Q: What is the penalty for failure to register a foreign LLC in Idaho?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Idaho on Jun 22, 2015

Answered on Aug 29, 2015

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If you are required to register, then why not just register?

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to consult with a local lawyer...

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Q: In a two partner LLC how much written notice must be given to withdraw one partner from the business?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Louisiana on Jun 22, 2015

Answered on Aug 28, 2015

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This type of situation can be tricky, especially with no written agreement. Best to talk to a local business lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and...

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Q: if a corporation or business is being sued, do they have to have an attorney, or can an employee represent them?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law on Jun 23, 2015

Answered on Aug 28, 2015

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In most states and courts, an entity has to be represented by a lawyer. There are some limited exceptions.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly...

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Q: not accepting the new offer

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for New York on Jun 23, 2015

Answered on Aug 28, 2015

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Talk to a local business lawyer, who can review the specifics and advise.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to consult with a...

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Q: If corporate resolutions are enacted by more than the # of directors established in the bylaws, are the reso's invalid?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for New York on Jun 25, 2015

Answered on Aug 28, 2015

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I\'m not sure I understand the question. If a minimum number of directors is needed, then usually more is not a problem. In other words, if you need a majority to agree but all of them agree, then why is that a problem.I assume there is something more to what\'s going on here, so talk to a local lawyer.

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Q: I would like to set up a company to sell generic supplements for sexual potency in usa is that legal ? Can some one help

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for New York on Jun 26, 2015

Answered on Aug 28, 2015

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Lots of legal issues and potential pitfalls here in terms of liability, advertising and marketing statements, etc. Talk to a good business lawyer and insurance agent.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation...

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Q: what must be installed in Mendocino County CA hotel properties? Carbon Monoxide alarm or hard wired detectors?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for California on Jun 26, 2015

Answered on Aug 28, 2015

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Talk to a local real estate or zoning lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to consult with a local lawyer to get legal...

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Q: Legal Requirements for a Magazine in Karachi, Pakistan?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law on Jun 26, 2015

Answered on Aug 28, 2015

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You should talk to a lawyer in Pakistan.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to consult with a local lawyer to get legal advice...

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Q: What i do if someone is trying to go after my business ( carpet cleaning company) saying that the chemicals are toxic

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for California on Jun 28, 2015

Answered on Aug 28, 2015

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This may be something that is covered by your insurance. A local lawyer can advise.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to...

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Q: Who can I contact about discrimination and licensing issues?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Wisconsin on Jun 29, 2015

Answered on Aug 28, 2015

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A local administrative or business lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to consult with a local lawyer to get legal advice...

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