About 1 year ago couple things happened and I made a bad panic decision. I own up to it and this year I kick but trying to reverse the damages. In doing so we or should insaybi was told that if I sign 51% of the business over to her we would get a big tax break cause she would be a minority... View More
This is really concerning. Normally, the business accounts should be separate from your personal accounts. So it would be great to clarify with you how many accounts they are and why there are so many for the business.
If your name is associated with the accounts for the business then you...View More
If you believe you were wrongly removed from a class action lawsuit, such as the Porter Ranch/Sempra Energy settlement, your first step should be to contact the attorney who represented you. It's important to inquire specifically about your status in the lawsuit and request detailed...View More
I'm building 2 software products with 1 partner. We want to house both products under one LLC. For one of the products we reached an agreement for distribution with a third party, but the third party wants part ownership to that software since they'll be playing a key role in how we... View More
There are a variety of options for sharing intellectual property rights. The existence of an LLC is not necessary. You don't even have to share ownership of the existing LLC. It is easy enough to allocate profits and losses from the sale and distribution of a product in a written agreement, or...View More
I got a car for my son November 2022. All payments have been made, on time. But starting in December 2023, they keep contacting me saying I'm behind and and contacting me saying "if I need help making payments I can send a friend in and if they buy a car I will get $200.00". Is this... View More
Take proof of all of your on time payments to them and speak to them about this. To cover yourself, you could mail in the proof with a letter complaining about the situation and asking them to stop the unjustified messages (get a tracking number and pproof of delivery). The "help making...View More
In California, if you've contributed to a crowdfunding project and believe that the creators have not fulfilled their promises or have breached the contract, including the End User License Agreement (EULA), you have certain legal options to consider. First, it's essential to obtain copies...View More
In California, the specific time frame for noticing members of a meeting for a corporation, including a union's Board of Directors, is typically found in the corporation's bylaws rather than directly in the Corporations Code or Civil Code. These bylaws should outline the notice...View More
The specific Agricultural Deductions code you're referring to seems to be designed to provide tax benefits for activities directly related to agriculture, such as the buying and selling of livestock. In the context of auctioneers, this would typically cover transactions involving livestock....View More
If a business continues to be "active" and a subcontract to another business even though it failed to file annual reports and has already the certificate of dissolution. Does this business infringe any law? if yes, can you state which one?
If a business continues operations after its official dissolution, it may be violating state corporate laws. The certificate of dissolution generally indicates that a business is no longer legally recognized as an active entity for the purposes of conducting business, incurring debt, or entering...View More
In general, a corporation paying the personal tax liability of an owner can raise legal and tax issues. This type of payment is typically considered a distribution of profits to the owner, and as such, it would be taxable income to the owner. This means the owner would still have to report this...View More
I recently filed a complaint with the superior county court of Los Angeles. In the complaint I had a section where I mentioned the reason the statute of limitations is to be tolled (admission in mental health clinics [I have paperwork to prove it]).
In California, the concept of tolling the statute of limitations is recognized, particularly in cases where an individual's capacity to take legal action is impaired, such as due to mental health issues. There isn't a specific "motion to toll" the statute of limitations; rather,...View More
What if we buy 50% of the company, but the other owner won't answer the phone. They do not have bylaws. Would we call a special meeting, and be able to call it sooner than the standard period than the state standard of 60days, and as if there are any special cases for an emergency? We need to... View More
In a situation where you have a 50/50 partnership and your partner is unresponsive, it's crucial to understand your legal rights and options under New York business law. If your company doesn't have a board of directors or bylaws, the default rules under state law and any existing...View More
In your case, while you can't copyright an incident, you may have grounds to file a claim under the right of publicity, especially if specific personal elements like your initials, wedding dress design, and the color of your car were used without your permission. The right of publicity...View More
In cases like these, the legalities can be complex. If the settlement in your case was subject to a court order that allowed residual funds to be donated to charity after disbursements to participating class members, then this action might be legal. However, it is crucial to understand the specific...View More
I live in a student housing complex in the San Diego area and was wondering if there were any legal repercussions to a business for recording phone calls without the calling party’s consent. When calling this company there is never a message that notify’s the caller that the call is being... View More
Under California law, recording phone calls without the consent of all parties involved is generally prohibited. California is known as a "two-party consent" state, as outlined in the California Penal Code Section 632. This means that for a phone conversation to be legally recorded, all...View More
Hi - we are filing a complaint against an entity defendant. There were two separate incidents where the defendant committed the same tort, but there were two different outside entities that were involved as well. The additional entity that participated with the defendant in the first incident is... View More
Under California law, you can address your situation by filing a single complaint that includes both incidents, each as a separate cause of action. This approach allows you to streamline the process by addressing all related matters in one legal proceeding. In your complaint, it's crucial to...View More
I am looking to start a 501(c)(3) for cat rescue. is it similar to a llc where you are protected from lawsuits financially. for example if a feral colony cat bites someone or if when you are showing a foster cat to a possible new owner and they get bit. if not can a non profit llc own the... View More
Entities that are tax exempt pursuant to section 501(c)(3) include limited liability companies (LLCs), as well as non-profit corporations. Both afford limited liability, and are formed under state laws, while 501(c)(3) is federal tax law. The entity you form should have liability insurance, to...View More
Under California law, the tips given to staff by customers are considered the property of the employees who received them. A business owner or management cannot take these tips for themselves or use them for business expenses. This includes tips given directly to an employee or left at the...View More
In California, the law permits minors to work in a family business, but certain conditions must be met. Firstly, the employment of the minor should not interfere with their school attendance. Homeschooled children, like others, are required to fulfill the state's educational requirements....View More
Ondrej, your situation involves complex legal issues related to intellectual property and the right of publicity. When it comes to using a famous person's likeness, name, or image for commercial purposes, such as selling products with their engraved face and name, you may face legal...View More
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