Florida Business Law Questions & Answers

Q: In order to start an investing business do I have to be registered with the SEC and have a brokers license?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Florida on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

Very likely yes. I truly do not know. You posted your question on Friday and got no responses.

I suggest that you consult with an SEC attorney before you do anything. SEC if they come after you can be quite successful. Better get proper permission before you start.

Good luck,
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Q: Can a car be repossessed in Florida for not making pick up payments after the finance company paid the dealership

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Consumer Law for Florida on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

You question does not make sense. Apparently the car was repossessed. Not sure why a dealer made the payments. Sounds like maybe the dealer and finance company worked together to get the car repossessed.

You probably should consult with an attorney in your area if you feel that the repossession was improper.
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Q: Is it legal to sell Michael Jackson tshirt, muhamad Ali tshirt, frida kahlo tshirt online, can I get in trouble for that

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for Florida on
Answered on Oct 13, 2017

Maybe yes. If you are duplicating her image, likeness or name (signature) you may be violating trademark/copyright laws.

You need to speak with a patent/trademark attorney on this topic as that is a specialized area of law
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Q: Why are corporations afraid of using the Corporate Shield to avoid reporting individual physicians to the NPDB in medmal

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Business Law for Florida on
Answered on Oct 9, 2017

Honestly, I cannot tell if you are asking a question or just making a general comment about a situation that frustrates you.

Your question is posted as litigation and this is clearly not a litigation question. Also your statements related to a very detailed and specific area of the law in terms of medical services. You might try asking your question again with more details under a different tab.
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Q: Can a Movie Theatre deny refund, and entry, if you purchase a ticket?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Business Law for Florida on
Answered on Oct 8, 2017

The theatre can and should enforce the age restrictions and most likely when you hypothetically purchased the ticket you were asked if you were 18.
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Q: Am i getting a bad deal?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Business Law for Florida on
Answered on Oct 2, 2017

Honestly. Why are you asking for free legal advice regarding a $50,000.00 investment. Gibsee a lawyer spend a consult fee of a few hundred and thoroughly analyze this situation before you commit to anything.
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Q: I was wanting to start a child care center but i dont want to get a licence. Is there any way i can do this?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Florida on
Answered on Sep 28, 2017

Try visiting the below web site.

http://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/child-care/child-care-licensure

It provides tons of details about licensing ect. You question is simply too broad for the purpose of this site.
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Q: My neigbors tree trimming company knocked out my riser(electrical) and fried my home electronics. What do I do???

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Real Estate Law and Small Claims for Florida on
Answered on Sep 28, 2017

best first step is consult with an attorney in your area to make a claim against the trimming company. or you can try yourself to make a claim. you should also report the issue to your homeowners insurance as well.

Good luck.
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Q: is it a crime to list a dead person as treasurer of a company?

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Business Law and Criminal Law for Florida on
Answered on Sep 28, 2017

Clearly there is more to this story.

On the limited facts you state I would say maybe inappropriate but not illegal. Depends upon how long the listing has been there in comparison to the passing of the person.
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Q: An LLC operating agreement requires approval of all members. Can a majority shareholder (51%) decide issues of conflict?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Florida on
Answered on Sep 27, 2017

Typically yes, but really can't say for certain without reviewing the whole document.

I suggest that it would be best for you to consult with a business law attorney in your area.
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Q: Contractor is requiring me to use his credit card processor instead of my own. Is this legal?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Contracts and Business Law for Florida on
Answered on Sep 25, 2017

It will likely turn upon your contract and the terms thereof. If the end result doesn't change your bottom line what is thrh concern.

I suggest that you consult with an attorney in your area on the terms of your contract.
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Q: Can YMCA charge for DayCare even tho it was closed for Hurricane. They changed the policy 2 wks before Irma.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Consumer Law for Florida on
Answered on Sep 25, 2017

Hard to say. Totally depends upon the contract agreement.

I agree that it doesn't sound fair but the contract may allow it.
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Q: Nonmaterialized promises of promotion?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Business Law and Employment Discrimination for Florida on
Answered on Sep 22, 2017

No, not really, IMO.
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Q: Is FL strict on misclassification labor laws. i.e Employee/Independent Contractor

2 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Contracts, Workers' Compensation and Employment Law for Florida on
Answered on Sep 22, 2017

Your question would depend upon detailed information. You need to consult with an employment law attorney to go over the facts of your case to determine if you have a claim to bring for yourself.

Good luck.
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Q: Hello....My name is Estella and I see that your system has a case against a company from 2012 that I am seeking action

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Employment Law for Florida on
Answered on Sep 21, 2017

This is an online public question and answer site. You seem to be looking for a particular attorney. This Q&A site does not provide that. You can use this site to search for attorneys but I suggest that adding names to this public site is not a good idea. I suggest that you go and consult with an attorney in your area.

Good luck,
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Q: Are the Florida Real Estate Laws and Rules the same through out the state of Florida?

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Broker Fraud and Business Law for Florida on
Answered on Sep 20, 2017

Yes, the laws of Florida apply statewide. The Florida rules of court also apply statewide.

More detail is needed if you are looking for a more detailed answer than this.
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Q: If an S-corp was advised by an attorney to let their Florida corporation be ADMIN DISSOLUTION FOR ANNUAL REPORT.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for Florida on
Answered on Sep 20, 2017

If you are asking can creditors go after the law firm for debts the us no. If you are asking can a creditor go after the assets of the s-Corp the would be maybe. Would need more information to say for sure.
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Q: I am contracted to received 25% of revenue from a company to due marketing for them. They are hiding revenue.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Business Law for Florida on
Answered on Sep 13, 2017

File suit for breach of contract.
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Q: Is it legal for a person to take your bio information from an official website and use it on their own website?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Internet Law and Libel & Slander for Florida on
Answered on Sep 13, 2017

Really not enough facts to say for sure. If you allowed someone to post your bio you gave permission for the same and placed the same in public information.

I suggest that you speak with a business law attorney in your area or start by asking the person to remove your bio information from their webpage.

Good luck.
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Q: What's the best way to set up a buy out agreement if I'm 1 of 3 in a start up company and the other 2 are brothers?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Florida on
Answered on Sep 7, 2017

Hire a business law attorney in your area. Since you have already apparently started the operation of the company it may be a little more difficult and will require all three to agree on the terms of the agreement.

Good luck.
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