I want to make 1:1 hand drawn copies of US currency, and present them as an artwork. I wouldn't be attempting to make them realistic, I would only be drawing them with cheap markers on green copy paper. I want to know if it would be illegal to sell the artwork if somebody was interested in... View More
Creating hand-drawn copies of U.S. currency, even if not intended to be used as real money, can navigate a fine line legally. Under U.S. law, reproducing currency with the intent to deceive is illegal. However, the law allows for the creation of illustrations of currency under specific conditions,...View More
In general, yes, if a website posts something for the wrong price and you buy it before they fix it, they have to sell it to you at that price. This is because the posting of the price constitutes an offer to sell the item at that price, and your purchase of the item is an acceptance of that offer....View More
State and federal rules and regulations apply to businesses, including bowling alleys. Then counties and cities may pass their own laws as long as they don't conflict with the State or Federal rules and regulations. There are no bowling alleys that are open for business that are unregulated....View More
A national organization is seeking to change their national bylaws to control the manner in which all their chapters conduct local chapter elections. What are the relevant issues here? Is there a risk of the corporate veil between these two organizations being breached? Does the chapter risk... View More
A national 501(c)(3) organization's bylaws can influence the operations of its chapters, but the enforceability depends on the relationship defined between the national organization and its chapters. If the chapters are separate legal entities, they would generally have their own bylaws, but...View More
I sued the new entity as its the same work and business as whatever the old one was. They’re saying I filed against the wrong business but the owner is the same guy. Do I still have a case if he changed the entity and the work done was under the old one? I don’t know the old entity. Only the... View More
Formal business entities like corporations and limited liability companies are separate and distinct individual entities. The fact that they have a common owner does not change that. It’s like saying you should be legally responsible for something your brother did because you have the same...View More
To explain simply, I recently started a family business with my family. We do this full-time, we are a logistics transportation company. We don’t have any official written documents that we give customers to sign or anything like that. But to ensure that we’re properly compensated, we take half... View More
I don't know how a judge would rule in a civil lawsuit. I don't know if you have done anything illegal, but your post does raise some questions. I am not sure what services you promised. How does traffic become an issue in a 1,800 mile trip? How can they simply refuse service? It seems...View More
Using "Twin Cities" in your business name could potentially lead to trademark issues, as the term may be associated with the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area in Minnesota. If your business operates within or serves this region, using "Twin Cities" in your name might...View More
I have concerns over what degree of personal ownership I would have over a company and if it would effect how flexible i can be, I don't know how taxes would work if I successfully sold the product as myself vs a business. I am also concerned there could be liability risk without one, being... View More
Properly forming and maintaining a business entity has great advantages. Protecting your personal assets is one. It's hard to determine your current situation. Is this a solo endeavor or are others involved? Will funding from other sources be needed to market the game? What exactly do you mean...View More
It depends on how ownership of the patent is structured, and the terms of the investment.
For example, investors often require that the inventor assign the patent to a company. The inventor will presumably own shares in the company. When the investor invests, then the investor owns shares...View More
I believe you are entitled to a copy of the background check, but they are not obligated to identify what specific information was used in denying your employment. I do not handle these types of cases, but some law firms do. Contact employment law firms directly.
It would be wrong for your boss to buy furniture then sand the companies name off and put his name on it and sell it as his own. This would be quite easy to identify. Is there something you are leaving out?
The business would be massage therapy and I would be renting space from a salon in town. I want to make sure I am establishing the business correctly and charging the right amounts for tax purposes and filing my taxes appropriately.
You chose logical categories for your post, but it remains open for four weeks. There's no guarantee every post is picked up, but your question could have better chances of a meaningful response in the Trademark category - you recognized the issue as well. Trademark is in the same categories...View More
Unless you have a medical condition that prevents you from wearing a mask or face shield, you can be required to wear one while performing your work. If you do have a medical condition, you should work with your doctor to request an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act from your...View More
My question with this is can someone legally “hire” for work under the title employee without ever expecting or receiving compensation from their employer. And can NDA be introduced in those working terms?
If you hire an employee, you will need to comply with the federal and state wage and hour laws with regard to compensating that employee. You should consult an employment law attorney in your area for advice.
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