We are essentially closing the company, leaving only our online/digital product offerings available and have let all contractors go. She is our only employee and we simply can't afford to keep her. I'm not sure the best way to do this to ensure we don't affect her paid family leave through the... Read more »
This is not an easy scenario. If the company is truly closing and you can't afford to keep her, your reason for letting her go seems justified or based on necessity. However, if there are still employees at the company (I mention this because you state that you are still maintaining...Read more »
I'd like to hand out business flyers at individual office suites within an office building. Do I need the landlords or cities permission to do this? Can I leave business cards behind if the tenant is not present.
Yes, it would be advisable to get the landlord's permission, identify yourself at the security desk, and obtain tenant's consent at their reception desk if you are given permission to go up to their floor or suite. Enhanced security protocols have made entering large office buildings more stringent...Read more »
There are several interesting legal issues here. What was the partnership agreement's conditions on what happens in the event of a death? Was there any consideration given to whom your partner's share of the business will go to? Was their share to be assumed by their estate? Is he interfering with...Read more »
I am trying to start a business but the name is taken on instagram and facebook, but the accounts have not posted in years, and has under 100 followers on instagram and just 2 on facebook, can that lead to trouble?
It's possible that you may have an issue with the name. I'd probably look at the US Trademark database (uspto.gov) to see if anyone has filed a trademark for the name. If not, I'd check the database for your state's secretary of state and any fictitious business name (i.e., "doing business as" or...Read more »
I have Stock Appreciation Rights in my previous company that are still valid. If the company sold for more than $8 million, I should get some proceeds. They sold recently, but the CFO told me the sales price was too low to activate my SARS. I'm skeptical. Should I point blank, in writing, ask if... Read more »
My vehicle was towed Thursday my issue with this is they've tried towing my car while I'm in it, leaving other vehicles unticketed. I've now lost my vehicle (which was my residence) the sign states 7 days a week from 8am -11 pm however this week alone they've shown up twice and they are rarely if... Read more »
As you will so often hear from attorneys on this forum, it is impossible to provide an answer regarding a contract sight unseen. However, the contract very well could be "legal." If you have any money at stake it might be penny wise and pound foolish to fail to consult an attorney.
I just returned to the US from teaching abroad so I don’t have health insurance. It’s not open enrollment period. I got a job upon return but my benefits don’t start until after 90 day probation period. I needed to see a doctor prior to then. Made an appt at a women’s health clinic. Shortly... Read more »
We defaulted a $2500 loan car was repossessed and we were given the opportunity to recover it. Pay in full the amount of loan, with the agreed interest, penalties, repo fees, etc... Also upon picking up our vehicle from the Auto auction where it was located have another $200+ dollars for an... Read more »
If your father was employed by a company and made inventions as part of his normal job duites, then the employer might consider your father fully paid in that he received his paycheck. As a paid to invent employee, the money paid by the company to your father would serve as consideration for the...Read more »
Hello, my firm won a Federal Government Purchase Order roughly $9k based on an initial quote received from a distributor of the goods who were in turn quoted by the manufacturer. Now that I have the PO on hand, manufacturer is not releasing the order because they are saying that they quoted the... Read more »
I paid May’s storage a few weeks late. Was charged $25 late fee. When I paid May, I also paid June. But since I still had that u paid $25 late fee, they charged me another $25 since I didn’t pay the $25. It’s a late fee for an unpaid late fee. Is that legal?
Without seeing the storage contract, and the history of your payments, it is impossible to determine whether you are being charged incorrectly or not. Find a local legal aid clinic and go there and ask one of their attorneys your questions. Make sure you take your storage contract so the exact...Read more »
This doesn't make any sense. "[D]efinition of confidence"? Never heard of it. If you are asking whether you are entitled to the specific model of rental car, instead of a similar car within the same class of cars, it would depend on your contract. However, if the rental agency substituted a...Read more »
I've done my research and most lawyers seem like they're just trying to rob you for your money instead of work on your behalf, I want someone who I can trust and not just ask for a ton of money especially if in the end I do not end up getting the license.
I work in conjunction with many cannabis attorneys who can help procure a license for you. Please email me at: Jason@altviewlawgroup.com so I learn more about what you're looking for and get you to the right person.
I believe the right to manufacture and/or sell such items is strictly prohibited by state law in California. You will need to contact counsel in San Diego County to fully research the legality of the manufacturing or sale of such products before you undertake such an enterprise. Any law firm which...Read more »
A gym I was a member of closed at the beginning of this year without warning. That gym also switched everyone who attended that gym to a different local gym. I’m now stuck paying a membership for a gym who I never signed any contract for. Is this legal?
Unless you have a signed contract with the gym in question, I don't believe you have to pay for a gym membership. I would suggest not paying membership fees. I doubt they will try to sue you for it. Good Luck.
To my knowledge, all of the codes in California are State (i.e. California) codes. The Code you referenced appears to be a section of the California Codes which references multiple State codes (i.e. 21660 through 21669.1). Hope that helps.
you pay them more money and you refuse to do so, and they then decide to just walk off the job and say " take this free and I am leaving now" and leave without any discussion, do you legally have to pay them for any work they did? There was no contract on either side.
There is a concept known as quantum meruit that says that you have to pay the fair market value of valuable service provided to you, even if there is no contract. It is possible that the tradesperson could make such a claim if he can prove you ended up with something of value based on his efforts....Read more »
There is nothing inherently illegal or unenforceable for a contract concerning trading stocks. However, there are a lot more questions that would need to be answered in order to know for sure, including what state you are in. There may be a requirement for the person doing the investing to be a...Read more »
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