I am willing to own a gas station
answered on Feb 26, 2023
In Alabama, businesses that sell beer or other alcoholic beverages are required to obtain a license from the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC).
To apply for a beer license, you will need to follow a series of steps and provide certain information and documentation to the ABC.... Read more »
Just a general question
answered on Apr 7, 2023
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... Read 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... Read more »
answered on Feb 24, 2023
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.
answered on Aug 26, 2022
Normally, an inventory of personal property is taken. The owner should then be allowed to retrieve the property.
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... Read more »
answered on Jan 17, 2022
The names of government agencies and programs are essentially trademarks or service marks, and are infringed if private entities promote goods or services with confusingly similar names.
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... Read more »
answered on Nov 18, 2020
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... Read 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.
Is... Read more »
answered on Jun 25, 2020
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... Read 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?
answered on Jun 16, 2020
Possible and very easy. Just execute a special power of attorney empowering the person whom you want to sign documents to do just that. Be careful and make sure it is properly drafted.
I have been there 5 years and knowledge to work on these cars but i was told by mbtech boss and Mercedes that i can not be a technician.
answered on Oct 27, 2019
You'd probably want the input of an employment attorney on this question. You could repost and add Employment Law as a category. Good luck
In my employer’s employment agreement:
“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,... Read more »
answered on Jul 1, 2019
That is what they are asking for. You would need to consult with an employment attorney in your state to see if this would be enforceable under local law.
This is an overreach by the company. Normally, they limit this sort of agreement to inventions or software related to their line of... Read 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?
answered on May 3, 2018
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... Read more »
answered on Dec 6, 2016
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... Read more »
answered on Jan 27, 2013
In small claims court, representation by an attorney is optional. ALA CODE § 12-12-31 : Alabama Code - Section 12-12-31
answered on Apr 21, 2011
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... Read more »
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