Whether recreating a work initially made in a non-commercial use app for commercial purposes violates the app's terms of service depends on the specific terms set by the app. Typically, non-commercial use clauses restrict the use of the app and its resources (like tools or templates) for...View More
If you receive Social Security disability benefits, engaging in activities like running a nonprofit can affect your benefits if it is considered "substantial gainful activity" (SGA). The Social Security Administration (SSA) allows beneficiaries to work while receiving disability benefits...View More
I am forming a non-profit as a student in Alabama. I live in Michigan and so I don't have an address here. We recruited a registered agent service to be compliant for the state, but we don't have a principal address in the state of Alabama. Could I use my home address?
In Alabama, nonprofit organizations are typically required to have a registered agent who has a physical address within the state. This registered agent is responsible for receiving legal documents and official notices on behalf of the nonprofit. However, the principal address of the nonprofit...View More
An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. There's lots of material you'll find on this subject - there are law school courses on it. A simplified way to look at the concept is that the LAW tells you what you can or cannot do. ETHICS is usually...View More
I have a dispute going on with a dodge dealership here in Alabama where i purchased my 2020 dodge challenger. Prior to the dealership servicing the vehicle, other mechanics had driven and diagnosed the vehicle but just didn't have the software the car needed. I took my car to be serviced at... View More
Is there any sort of warranty on the vehicle? Have you had an independent mechanic or other dealer dianose the problem? Can they testify that the work performed is the cause of the problem? These are preliminary questions that should be addressed prior to contacting an attorney for specific advice.
My company helps military veterans with their benefits and provides counseling for them to make sure they are receiving the maximum benefits they are entitled to. Would it be against the law if I bought a domain such as www.selectiveservice.com (Just a random example not the actual domain) and... View More
My mother has paid 1500 of a 2000 contract. 500 of that was after we already expressed worries about the date. The wedding planner was contracted for day of services, photography, videography, flowers, photo booth, dj, invites, and some decorations. I never got anything that she was supposedly... View More
If the contract is governed under Alabama law, you should look at the contract itself. ALabama is a very conservative state in terms of contract law. The terms of the contract will govern, and courts are very reluctant to decide that this is just unfair to you. You should hire a lawyer in the state...View More
I'm launching a membership and stand alone sales program covering copyrighted novels, The Hobbit, Harry Potter, Hunger Games, etc. where I develop and sell learning workbooks to complement learning using the novels.
I will sell membership plans for the resources I create.
Under copyright law 17 USC 106, the owner of a copyrighted work has the exclusive right to copy, prepare derivative works, distribute copies, publicly perform, publicly display – of their copyrighted work.
A derivative work is a work made from another work – with other descriptions of...View More
I want to start an LLC, as an absentee landlord & investor, I wan to employ a contractor whom will inspect my potential properties and sign purchase agreements, as well as other important documents for the procurement of properties. Is this legal to do in Alabama?
“As between Company and myself, I agree that all right, title, and interest in and to any and all copyrightable material, notes, records, drawings, designs, inventions, improvements, developments, discoveries and trade secrets conceived,... View More
The construction company will rent everything from the rental company; Tools, company vehicles, job trailers, etc. The rental company will only suppy the construction company. Would doing this fall under embezzlement?
There is nothing inherently illegal about owning one company that rents equipment to another company you also own. In fact, this may be a useful structure to limit a creditor's ability to go after the equipment. Although, you must properly account for and pay taxes on the transactions. You...View More
When properly established non-profit entities are exempt from federal and state income taxes, property tax, personal property tax, and state sales and use tax on purchases. They are still subject to employment tax withholding, sales and use tax withholding on sales of goods, and excise taxes. For...View More
Not necessarily. It really depends on what your total situation is. If you are just trying to get a license for a job or other reasons you should contact the district office that works the county where the retail establishment is located and they should be able to provide all of the necessary...View More
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