answered on Feb 18, 2023
An Oregon attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. A starting point might be to contact the company that was the last one to manufacture or distribute the product. If they are no longer in business, it could take some research, either on your own or with the... Read more »
For 11 months the Property Manager where I. Own my trailer has commited vacarious acts towards my person, my company property and my company income along with many other actions
answered on Oct 26, 2022
Assuming that the LLC is set up properly, you wouldn't be able to go after the owner's personal assets such as their personal home. However, the LLC is responsible for it's employees under the doctrine of Respondeat Superior. The owner of the property is responsible for the manager... Read more »
Selling at a very low price/loss so can't afford lawyer/attorney fees to draw up a contract. I don't mind drawing it up myself but I want to make sure it would be legal to do so.
answered on Apr 15, 2022
To answer your question, yes, you certainly can draft your own sales agreement. However, it would be more advisable to have counsel prepare one if you can. The money spent on counsel may be tax deductible.
Notwithstanding, as you indicate you have a sole proprietorship, what you are... Read more »
I was given an offer of employment. I accepted the position and I quit my job to take the new job. The day before my start date I was informed that my start date was being postponed due to weather conditions. After inquiring as to when I would begin working for them I was told that they would not... Read more »
answered on Jan 5, 2022
The statute of frauds is used to basically invalidate contracts, which is not what you are trying to do.
You may have a breach of contract if you can show the contract was for a certain length and thus it was no longer at will, or potentially a promissory estoppel claim due to quitting your... Read more »
I signed a paper saying I was getting a dollar raise back in November, we are now in January and I have not received my raise on my paychecks. My pay stubs still say the same amount. I have talked to my boss more than one time about this and was told the bookkeeper was going to fix this but has not... Read more »
answered on Jan 2, 2022
Other than quitting, or bugging them, they really is not much you can do until you are no longer employed there. Once you leave, assuming they do not fix it, then you have some options that will get you the back wages and likely penalties as well.
One owner sold all of the assets without letting the president who is the other 50% shareholder know anything about. The company has basically closed but has outstanding debt.
answered on Aug 17, 2021
The asset sale is seemingly unauthorized under ORS 60. The corporation's Bylaws would also likely prohibit the action as described.
We got a 90 day notice to leave because they sold the property . But no papers were added showing proof of it being sold ...I lease ended in march ..they never renewed it but we have till this day payed rent every month...what should we do...there is nothing open for rent here
answered on Jun 19, 2021
Much depends upon the exact details - what the 90 day notice said; what, if any, other papers were served; what, if anything, was said about relocation assistance; etc. You are correct that the seller/landlord is obligated to show you a copy of the offer that he accepted, along with a declaration... Read more »
answered on May 25, 2021
Maybe, it depends
You need to consult with an attorney to review your case and see what risks and options you have
Most companies have a couple different licenses under the same business(dba/LLC). If there are bank accounts in other states owned by the corporate officers and also in the same name of the business being sued can the out of state account be attached also.
Now the business in the other... Read more »
answered on Feb 15, 2021
Yes. Once a judgment is granted against a corporation, it may be enforce against the corporation snd assets located anywhere within the United States.
A dentist performed a dental implant on me that failed. So they are offering me the option of either a full refund for the failed implant or having an oral surgeon remove the implant and redo it. They are asking me to sign a letter stating which option I choose. For the second option, which I want... Read more »
answered on Oct 12, 2020
An Oregon attorney could advise best, but your questions remain open for two weeks. As a GENERAL matter, it could be difficult for any attorney to offer an advisory opinion here, because sometimes the enforceability of any agreement cannot be guaranteed or precluded until it goes before a judge, or... Read more »
answered on Aug 17, 2020
An Oregon attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, probably not. It sounds like a promotional effort and nothing more - no deception and no obligation to offer genuine tickets. Good luck
I had a business associate who was going to be a partner rip me off for a lot of money and inventory. We started a new joint bank account together at banner bank. What I did not know was he was friends with the assistant manager of the bank. So the next day she cancelled our joint banking account... Read more »
answered on Jul 8, 2020
If you opened a personal joint bank account, it is usually opened "A or B",not "A and B", which makes a huge difference. If the account was opened as "A or B" or "A,B", the meaning is the same. The Terms and Conditions agreement you would have been given by... Read more »
Oregon commercial lease and a landlord wishing to sell your building and the realtor goes door to door claiming your closing and have no lease when you do. And the evidence was shown to be true and they had 3 law firms try a manmade default what would the law of limitations be time wise and how... Read more »
answered on May 16, 2020
It will depend on specifics but you could have a number of different claims against the different parties you refer to.
Begin by looking at the terms contained in your lease--or if you do not have a lease there will be other rules that apply depending on the nature of your relationship with... Read more »
If the business ends up failing and I have to file Bankruptcy will this new line of credit be able to be included in BK?
I work in a call center, we are more than capable of doing this job from home, they aren't allowing us to work from home, but they're not doing anything but putting our lives at risk. Every single person that works there gets sick if so much as one other person gets sick. The job that we... Read more »
answered on Mar 31, 2020
Assuming you are in Oregon Governor Brown's order expressly banns office work when the work can be done from home. https://www.opb.org/news/article/oregon-washington-northwest-coronavirus-cases-live-updates-march-23/ This article explains where to report a suspected violation:... Read more »
Original business as DBA established in Washington with UBI number and city endorsement as a home occupation business. No brick and mortar. Nearly all business conducted over the phone and computer. Photographers onsite at event venue. Independent contractors, no employees. Projects come from all... Read more »
answered on Nov 21, 2019
It sounds like you are good to go. Good luck. Also - buy some insurance, and talk to a lawyer about your independent contractor and customer contracts. All of this can save you headaches in the future.
answered on Nov 14, 2019
If you operate a a WA company from OR WA still taxes you on any income since you're a resident. The only way to avoid that would be to operate the company as a corporation and don't take any salary or dividends.
I was working with a guy on his business. I created a website for him and I was working on a crowdfunding campaign for him. I guess I didn't complete the project fast enough for him and now he is saying he is gonna press charges on me for fraud and theft and contacted a lawyer. Is this a civil... Read more »
answered on Sep 24, 2019
Generally, fraud in a commercial matter only occurs when the prosecution can prove that you never intended to do the work or had a history of not performing work
I didn't receive any online paystubs for my direct deposit the entire time my employer used this online payroll company . He switched companies and got a new computer , him and his friend that switched out computers , put up a bunch of security cameras all over the resteraunt. I find this... Read more »
answered on Aug 22, 2019
This sounds very bad.
I might be willing to help, but first I need to know who is the employer and owner of the business. Also, where you worked and when this all happened.
If someone buys a property and later you find out that an issue was not disclosed. You file a lawsuit and then you decide to sell the property in dispute. Can you transfer the lawsuit to the new buyer? Can you add their name to the suit and remove yourself?
answered on Jul 24, 2019
Short answer: you can do this. Long answer: it’s complicated to do this and how to go about it it all depends on what’s going on.
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