The sale of a business can be collateralized just like other transactions. As long as real estate securing the transaction is not a homestead, real estate can secure the transaction. This is commonly done with a deed of trust.
Perfecting a security interest has different requirements...Read more »
I was leaving a parking lot, when something started to scrape under the car. I got out, and realized that instead of parking blocks, the spaces had metal bars sticking a foot out of the ground. It's a dirt and gravel parking lot, so the bars almost blend into the ground, and they're not... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It doesn't seem like a good practice for non-security purposes. Based on the description being dirt and gravel, if it's an old and neglected lot, it could be exposed rebar from deteriorated concrete blocks....Read more »
He claimed he was the best. I know alot more now about PCs than when I hired him. I put down $250 and the overall fee I'm supposed to pay upon completion is way over market price and reluctantly I agreed as long as I had in writing what service after the sale would I be receiving. Never got... Read more »
Hello, I am an independent contractor based in France. I worked as a remote worker for a used cars dealership based in Garland, TX for over a year. The first inquiry was through Fiverr and then we worked directly. This dealership's main business is to find cars with clean titles and clean... Read more »
You can likely sue the dealership for breach of contract. If the agreement is between the dealership and your company, make sure that your company is registered to do business in Texas and is in good standing before filing suit.
You most likely can sue in justice of the peace court given...Read more »
A car crashed into a restaurant injuring one person critically, destroying a wall and possibly the integrity of the structure itself. The Restaurateur leases the property and the landlord does have insurance. The landlord may or may not have business interruption insurance. Additionally,... Read more »
In 2014 I created drawing samples for a person who asked for them because she was writing a children's book. I sent a set of 4 designs and asked her to choose the one she liked best. She chose two and said that she would speak to me again after she talked to her PR person. But I didn't... Read more »
It is highly recommended that you not attempt to represent yourself in such a proceeding. Depending on whether your business is a sole proprietorship, limited liability company, or corporation, you may not be able to legally represent your business in a Texas court.
The contract was signed last year 7/21. After the money was sent, the individual vanished. I tried several times to collect payment. The money was indented and written for the investment of an 18- wheeler truck. The contract also stated I could have rights to drive. At this time I'm not... Read more »
I am a real estate professional. I just recently discovered that an Appraisal Management Company which also does Broker's Price Opinons, had approved application from someone claiming to be me. The imposter was using my inactive real estate license to illegally perform BPO's. The imposter... Read more »
This particular type of dispute falls into the area of law known as professional liability. If you have a Real Estate Professional Errors & Omissions Insurance Policy, you should report the claim made against you to your insurer, who will most likely provide a defense to you.
No, you are not likely guilty of fraud based on the facts as stated.
This is more of a civil law question than a criminal law question. While there are many nuances to fraud, it usually requires a false representation of material fact which you knew was false or which you made recklessly...Read more »
I have started a club called Project: In need, and I wanted to have monthly events such as car wash, lemonade stand, bake sale, etc to raise money so that my club could make goodie bags for emergency shelter workers.
No you do not. You can even file a "domestic public organization" with the State of Texas - Secretary of State. This is pretty easy and should cost I think less than $50 dollars. People start go fund me organizations online all the time, they do no need any special recognition from the...Read more »
The other partners had no knowledge of any of this until after the fact. This has impacted the partners big time changing the dynamic. The problem is the one owning 50% now is in no way equipped to make financial decisions on behalf of the company. He's already proven that. At the very least... Read more »
I am a truck driver. In one of my deliveries, my trailer was damaged by one of the employees of the warehouse. They have accepted responsibility but have neglected my claim for the diminished value of mu trailer. I was going to sell it for 70k but now due to the accident the value of the trailer... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. I'm sorry for the damages to your trailer. You have a number of options. The first would be the cheapest, which is trying to continue negotiations. At this point, you may have already resolved the matter. But if...Read more »
Most lawyers who offer advice on a question like this will ask a lot of questions to dig deeper into the details before offering advice. I have about fifteen that I go through when somebody is asking for advice on whether to form a nonprofit.
First, some background to be sure we are on the...Read more »
The business will be valued as part of your overall estate. The profits generated from your business can factor in to the overall value of your business. How your business is valued will depend on many factors, including the type of business...Read more »
Title. The car was repossessed after I fired their son and I guess they stopped making payments then. The Lien holder gave me the car with my name as the customer without any payment due and I have a paper with all information saying so. Would the car then be mine?
If you only paid the lienholder, but not the actual seller, then the vehicle would still belong to the seller. The lienholder can only release its lien; it cannot give you title to the vehicle (unless the lienholder had repoed the vehicle).
These vehicles were provided to the US military from 1984 - 1987. I believe similar brush guards were an option on GM trucks as early as the 1960's. I would like to reproduce this brush guard for the same GM vehicles and other vehicles with slight modifications. Thanks for any help you can... Read more »
This is a common type of question, but unless the brush guard was ornamental, finding the patent is not going to be very helpful. The drawings that come with patents are there to help the reader understand the invention, and are not meant to be...Read more »
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