This is really the territory of tax attorneys, business litigation attorneys, or sometimes divorce attorneys where spouses jointly hold interests in a business. But your question remains open for five weeks. There are companies and consultants out there that perform business valuations and that...Read more »
As a general matter, dealerships don't usually care which customer gets a warranty as a personal matter. However, they can choose in the sense of someone getting a warranty and a subsequent buyer of the vehicle attempting to enforce it. That would depend on whether the warranty was transferrable or...Read more »
Your question appears to involve Texas consumer law (Texas appears at the end of the question, but Albuquerque, New Mexico appears at the beginning). If you are in Texas, a Texas attorney would be the best person to advise. However, your question remains open for three weeks. As a general matter,...Read more »
e.g. if Someone makes false statements to an administrative agency of the United States in order to get out of a fine, will this qualify to be potentially prosecuted under the False Claims Act (31 U.S.C. 3729 et seq.) in addition to qualifying under other appropriate federal laws?
I am sorry but this does not appear to be a wc type of question. Also most wc cases are governed under state law, not federal. However, according to the state wc laws a person can be prosecuted for fraud if they knowingly lie to obtain benefits. I'm not sure if that answers your question but I...Read more »
You could check with the court system that serves your jurisdiction. Most unified court systems post case resources online. You could also contact the office of the court clerk for assistance. Good luck
I am assuming they did not just sell the title but the car also. If the person was not otherwise entitled as an owner to the car they had no right to sell it. The level of the theft charge (or conversion) would depend on the value of the car and how the theft occurred. Other factors that determine...Read more »
I am an associate dentist in Texas. I signed a do-not-compete with my previous office (a DSO) for 10 miles for 2 years after leaving (It has now been ~1/2 yr). I left due to the company trying to move me into another office (I did not agree to this per the contract) after working there ~1 year. The... Read more »
You have raised several important facts that may enable you to avoid the larger issue altogether. Hire a local lawyer in San Antonio and ask them to tell you if the way you were treated under the written employment agreement is bad enough to support a case of breach; if it is, have your lawyer try...Read more »
In 2018 my business partner emptied and closed our business account and started a competing business. She told clients awful lies about me and refused to sign a dissolution agreement or anything to help dissolve the partnership. This left me financially devestated. I kept the business going and now... Read more »
I have a signed contract with a GC and have paid him 2/3 of the contracted amount. He wanted more $ because he had spent on work done- when I asked him to show receipts he could only produce a little under 1/2 of what I PD him and left his subs owing them.
Is it legal for a property management company to withhold payment and force a contractor to fill out a questionnaire inquiring if we the conTractor or contractor’s employees are part of any civil or criminal actions, administrative, or legal proceedings? Not that we are but I found it odd that... Read more »
Yes, it is perfectly legal for property management companies to require such sensitive information from contractors, as well as all other venders. In fact, many property management companies require vendors to post surety bonds before hiring them.
Bottom line: If you ever want to work for...Read more »
I recently worked as a subcontractor, staining a concrete floor that was covered in mortar, paint, glue, and holes & the house was being fixed from hurricane Harvey flooding. We had only communicated with the contractor & have recordings of us telling them how the patching wasn't going to match up... Read more »
AVVO is a free online legal forum established to allow members of the public to ask general legal questions to experienced lawyers who volunteer their valuable time to do so. Your important small business question should be directed to your business lawyer. If you have not consulted or retained a...Read more »
I purchased the vehicle brand new the dealer Jerry Durant Auto group promised me 3 years of free oil changes (they wrote and signed it on the contract envelope) after a year and a half of service I was told I had to pay for future services. When I showed them the envelope with the agreement they... Read more »
The family has said they are going to auction his personal belongings however there is a lien on the property and also back taxes how can the money made go towards those items or do I need to try to go through probate? I'm not sure what that really is but this is all pretty confusing
A warranty deed should cover the real property and any fixtures that are affixed to the property. Since I don't know who "the family" is, or how they relate to you, I cannot give you much of an answer. Also, you are asking me to address Texas law, which I am sure is different than California law....Read more »
Thanks for your question. Unfortunately, this is a difficult question to answer without more information. It would help me to know the type of LLC your friend has and what ownership or relationship your friend's LLC or other two companies under it will have with the new business that you want to...Read more »
I work at Goodwill which is a thrift store.I started working there three months back.On my first day by mistake i told one shopper that all are clothes are washed before putting them on the floor.Though he has never shown up again but i am scared that one day he will know the truth and sue me... Read more »
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