I use the Hidden Valley Dill Ranch seasoning to flavor my snack pretzels. I then package the pretzels under my brand and sell them at farmer's markets across my state, Nebraska. Is this illegal? Is using the Hidden Valley seasoning to flavor my pretzels that I resell under my brand illegal?
Using Hidden Valley's Ranch seasoning to flavor your snack pretzels and then reselling them under your brand could potentially raise legal concerns regarding trademark infringement or unauthorized use of the seasoning. While you may have purchased the seasoning legally, repackaging and...View More
In Nebraska, if your LLC received more than $1,500,000 in federal funds, such as the COVID-19 relief funds mentioned in Appendix K, you may be subject to additional reporting and auditing requirements. These requirements can vary based on the specific terms and conditions of the funding you...View More
You can use a picture of yourself with a camera on your photography business card, even if the brand of the camera is visible. Generally, there is no legal issue with using a camera brand in promotional materials or advertising, as long as you are not implying any endorsement or affiliation with...View More
The Courts generally recognize how things are legally titled. You are generally asking for trouble if you want to legally place ownership under one party's name but have a side agreement that you don't really recognize how the property is legally titled. Vehicles come with liability....View More
Business was greatly affected by Covid and a chapter 7 filing by a customer. As a creditor the business, lost a significant amount of revenue. The tax lien notice does list the EIN for the S Corp, but only my name, is personally listed on the document. I need to know if any personal property,... View More
Yes, it is possible to be personally liable, but it depends on the specific facts of your case. One method is through "piercing the corporate veil." The tax collector is generally an aggressive creditor. You should seek counsel.
The US Small Business Association might be a good place for you to start. The website of the Nebraska District Office of the SBA has tools to help small business owners get answers to their questions. For example, it looks like there is a seminar today in Lincoln, Nebraska about What's...View More
If you hope to benefit off of the potential intellectual property of another, you may be opening the door to legal action. Whereas using the name "Southwest" when referring to a chocolate company might not give you an issue, referring to a new airline and using the term...View More
Your question is very vague. There is probably a lot of things that you need to do to follow the legal requirements. This could include whether operating your business violates any local zoning ordinances against running a business in a residential area. This could include setting up a legal...View More
He lunged at me and started to swing the machete in a menacing manner while saying “I’m going to kill you.” If I understand the NEBRASKA laws correctly this is the crime of a terroristic threat and additionally, very likely a hate crime. What procedure should I follow in regards to this incident?
Terrorist threats is a crime. You can call the non-emergency law enforcement phone number and request to make a report. It would then be up to the county attorney whether to file criminal charges based on that report or not.
If you are in fear that this person may come after you, can may...View More
If you have been defrauded by a contractor, you should contact the non-emergency law enforcement phone number and file a police report and/or contact the county attorney's office to report the crime. They will likely want supporting documentation of the fraud, so you will want to provide a...View More
A standard hotel doesn't generally need to evict. When the reservation ends, their license to reside in the hotel also ends. How a hotel handles when a person wishes to continue their stay and another person has booked a reservation for the same room isn't likely an eviction question...View More
Nebraska revised statute 60-1406 currently only has 13 subparts (Neb. Rev. Stat. Sect. 60-1406(13) is currently the last subpart. There may have been other sections up to 26 in a previous version of the statute.
In order to find cases that cite a particular statute, there are a number of...View More
I called and ask to speak to finance and the guy that sold me the car said he is finance. I understand that most have in house finance but is it legal to have a different business name associated with the same address as the dealership? They literally claim they are calling the finance company... View More
It is possible for a parent company to own both a car dealership and a financing company.
Unless the contract has a return policy, you can't generally return a used car after purchasing due to changing mind. If you can reach an agreement with the seller to allow the return, great....View More
To form an LLC in Nebraska under the New Nebraska Limited Liability Company Act, the company must draft and file with the Secretary of State a Certificate of Organization which must include all of the relevant provisions identified in the Act. The company must then publish notice for four weeks...View More
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