What if we buy 50% of the company, but the other owner won't answer the phone. They do not have bylaws. Would we call a special meeting, and be able to call it sooner than the standard period than the state standard of 60days, and as if there are any special cases for an emergency? We need to... View More
In a situation where you have a 50/50 partnership and your partner is unresponsive, it's crucial to understand your legal rights and options under New York business law. If your company doesn't have a board of directors or bylaws, the default rules under state law and any existing...View More
The automation company made high claims to return profits to me by adding products to my store. They have only surmounted losses, big losses. They've also never given me a statement of earnings losses etc. this whole year when I asked. Everything this past year has been so blurred. Now... View More
Based on your description, it seems you may have grounds to dispute the actions of the automation company. If their services have resulted in significant losses and they have failed to provide detailed statements of account, this could potentially constitute a breach of contract or...View More
recently a hospital has taken its IT staff and changed them to another organization. One team had to train staff in another country and once this was done, they were terminated once the training was completed and then on their terminations, it listed the reason as downsizing instead of outsourcing.
In New York, there are no specific laws that mandate how a company must list the reasons for termination on employment records, particularly in the context of outsourcing. However, there are laws that require employers to provide truthful information about the reasons for termination. If an...View More
In May 2022, I invested $8M in a U.S. Treasury note, due in April 2024. I instructed my ETRADE manager to liquidate $5.6M for property buying. Unexpectedly, ETRADE initiated a $5.6M margin loan, leaving part of my investment intact. I discovered this during a routine review, not through direct... View More
In situations like this, you may have grounds to file a complaint for brokerage misconduct if E*TRADE acted contrary to your instructions and without your consent. It's essential to review the client-broker agreement and any written communication to determine if E*TRADE deviated from the...View More
This person left a bad review and I have never met or interacted with this person to the best of my knowledge. I requested additional details regarding what the person looked like or the service vehicle (my service vehicle is very distinct) they were... View More
In situations like this, your first step should be to reach out to the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and file a dispute against the review. Explain your situation, provide any evidence you have that the review is fraudulent or mistaken, such as your schedule for the day in question, and ask for the...View More
The Skullgirls team has taken a digital product that many people purchased and altered it in very significant ways. They've cut out entire pages from the art book, removed and re-announced voice lines, and drawn over concept art to make it less offensive. The current Skullgirls team, while... View More
If you purchased a digital product like a game or an art book, the terms of the sale, including any End User License Agreement (EULA), will typically govern what the seller can and cannot do after the purchase. Many digital products come with licenses that allow the company to update or alter the...View More
He has accused her of fraud, removing her from her bank accounts, attacked her mother's current broker with a false report. She can no longer pay her Bills. Also, he is working with my mother's sister, lying to her about things my mother never said, and using my grandma, who my sister has... View More
Your mother should consider retaining an attorney experienced in elder law and financial exploitation cases immediately. This situation may involve complex issues like undue influence and financial abuse. An attorney can help navigate the allegations, work to protect her interests, and potentially...View More
It took the state a year and a half to process the PLLC paperwork. Meanwhile, to pay the bills, I did contract work (1099) through other businesses. Now that's the bulk of my income. Since that's already taxed, it's hard to know how to set up bookeeping.
When setting up bookkeeping and tax structures for your PLLC providing psychotherapy, it's beneficial to consult with a certified public accountant (CPA) who is experienced with healthcare professionals and small business accounting. They can provide tailored advice on how to integrate your...View More
If the board of your co-op in NYC is not responding to a request for a special meeting and election signed by more than 25% of shareholders, you may need to take further action. Check your co-op's bylaws for specific procedures regarding special meetings and the election of board members. If...View More
Can you help? My account seized, no prior notice. Being a herd ship case as per the CPRL’s predicate. Seems "would apply. Exemption states money be personal & 90% of all profit there be exempt. Was my constitutional rights destroyed by seizing$? The acct. were ONLY Non-Contracting... View More
From the information provided, it seems you are referring to New York's Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR), particularly sections related to exemptions from money judgments and possible orders to show cause (OTSC). If you believe that CPLR 1012 applies to your situation, you could consider...View More
I do have an office out of which I conduct business, but again: I do not ever provide anything tangible. (Not even a single piece of tangible paper goes from my hand to the client's hand.) Also, I use online software (purchased online only) to create the websites for clients. If it matters: I... View More
In New York, if you provide online-only web design services and do not sell tangible goods, you are generally not required to charge sales tax to your clients. However, it's crucial to periodically review state and local tax laws, as regulations can change, and certain exemptions or...View More
Yes, you can. Your first option is to serve them a Time of the Essence ("TOE") notice, which gives them the 30 days to close. Your next option, is to sue them for specific performance which would force them to close per the terms of the contract.
In New York, professional licensees of certain type cannot practice together with non-licensed people, making the regular LLC not an acceptable way to organize the company. Those filing the PLLC must be licensed to practice the occupation in question, and the company must be managed by those with...View More
A statewide statute allows for a tenant the right of Subleasing an apartment in a building with four or more apartments with the advance written permission from the landlord even if the lease did not allow the right to sublet. https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/RPP/226-B
Renting an apartment on your own and then subletting or renting it to someone else is generally known as subleasing. The legality of subleasing depends on several factors, including your lease agreement, local laws, and the landlord's policies.
In many cases, subleasing requires the...View More
Retaining or confiscating the source code could be considered a breach of contract or theft of intellectual property, which may lead to legal consequences. Instead, you should pursue appropriate legal remedies, such as negotiating with the customer, seeking payment through a collections process, or...View More
If you reached out to attorneys, they would ask about the terms of your agreement, as my colleague points out. It could depend on who is identified as the owner of the code. The intellectual property attorneys here would have insight into the issues that could arise in terms of ownership, if you...View More
I put in a dispute about a $100 unexplained fee with Discover, so they deactivated my account without notice. I now have no email on those accounts. Is it legal to do this without notice? I sent in many trouble tickets asking them what the fee was for but never got a solid answer. This is affecting... View More
There are attorneys who specialize in IT matters, but your question remains open for a week. Until you're able to consult with one, from the standpoint of contract law, it could depend on your hosting agreement. It's possible the payment dispute was treated as a breach of the agreement,...View More
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