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Business Law Questions & Answers

Q: What does this mean when you see a business post in the Legal section of the newspaper:NOTICE OF INTENT TO INCORPORATE

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

Answered on Jun 26, 2015

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Julie A. Rice's answer
This means that a business is going to be filing with the Georgia Secretary of State to incorporate the business. This notice is required by law.

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Q: Is an investor liable for prior debts of a Florida LLC that were acquired prior to their investment?

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

Answered on Jun 26, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
You should go see a business law attorney with all the necessary facts so that the attorney can come to an opinion based upon all the facts, not just what you have written.

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Q: How to structure my llc single member or managed member?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Florida on Jun 20, 2015

Answered on Jun 22, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
The insight you need is to go see a business attorney for specifically tailored legal advice.

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Q: Does a company established in Cayman Island need a physical office there to be legal (not just p.o box)?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Florida on Jun 8, 2015

Answered on Jun 9, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Wouldn't that depend not on the law in FL, but on the law there?

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Q: Can a USA company come after a Canadian company for selling an item they say is registered to them?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Arizona on Apr 19, 2015

Answered on May 30, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
Anyone can make a claim. Not enough information to determine if the claim would have merit. Be well.

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Q: what Lawyer do I need for partnership in LLC

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for New York on Apr 3, 2015

Answered on May 29, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
Talk to a New York business lawyer.

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Q: I'm a legal partner a partnershiphow can i put my name on partnership bank account without other partner be cause he

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Pennsylvania on May 11, 2015

Answered on May 29, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
You'll need to ask the bank what they require. It sounds as though your business partnership is having problems. You may consider consulting with a local business lawyer about your options.

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Q: I have a company out of Florida contacting me wanting to purchase my business, they have made an offer through a offer

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for North Carolina on May 22, 2015

Answered on May 29, 2015

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Adam Studnicki's answer
You can hire a private investigator. If you sell, have a local business lawyer document the transaction for you.

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Q: I am a contractor in Florida and 1 of our subcontractors hired our sales guy behind my back. Any recourse on Sub?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Florida on May 19, 2015

Answered on May 21, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
I do not know without having a full discussion with you about this.

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Q: Do owners receiving guaranteed payments need to complete Form I-9?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Florida on May 19, 2015

Answered on May 20, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
You have given no facts regarding this. I cannot answer without more facts. What is the name of the form besides I-9 that you are talking about? Have you asked an accountant?

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Q: what is the California law code for enforcement of joint venture agreement

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for California on May 12, 2015

Answered on May 16, 2015

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Andy Chen's answer
There's no way to answer this question. The agreement is most likely a written contract. You'd have to sue on it to enforce it just like you would any other contract.

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Q: What to do about a business partner in breach of contract

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Rhode Island on May 4, 2015

Answered on May 12, 2015

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Neville Bedford's answer
If you can't resolve the problems between you, it may be time to meet with an attorney and discuss your legal remedies.

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Q: I am buying all the shares of a Pennsylvania corporation. Assets include real estate and a going concern.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Pennsylvania on Feb 19, 2015

Answered on Apr 27, 2015

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Mark Scoblionko's answer
You should be consulting with a lawyer. If you do, you will likely be advised to have what you refer to as a "real estate closing." Clearly, the title needs to be searched and you would be best advised to have a new, or updated, policy of title insurance. Is the property free and clear or is there a mortgage? If there is a mortgage, will you be refinancing or trying to take over the existing mortgage? A lawyer will check to see if the mortgage is assignable, as the sale of the corporate...

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Q: Sued one partner but Partnership cannot pay my judgement, what can i do?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Florida on Feb 27, 2014

Answered on Apr 18, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Any attorney needs to know all the facts to answer this question.

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Q: Can an employee name himself CEO legally without it being in the company minutes?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Florida on Mar 11, 2014

Answered on Apr 15, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
No. Corporate formalities must be followed. Read the by-laws of the corporation.

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Q: I have a Nevada LLC, a Nevada Registered agent,planing to do business in Florida. How do we become a legal entity in Fl.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Florida on Apr 18, 2014

Answered on Apr 1, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Talk to an attorney and an accountant about these matters. You probably have to at least get a registered agent in the state of Florida to do business here.

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Q: Is it normal to have a clause for mandatory buyback of minority partner in a LLC operating agreement?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Florida on Mar 5, 2015

Answered on Mar 6, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
You need to go get a business lawyer to look into this matter.

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Q: I dissolved a partnership and had a verbal agreement that the partners would not operate at the same location.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Florida on Jul 12, 2014

Answered on Mar 2, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Things like this must be reduced to writing. They are impossible to enforce if they are not.

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