Did this spray tanning salon employ you? Or did you just sell it some equipment as a third party vendor? Were you an employee when you sold it the equipment? You posted in employment law, which is usually reserved for employment questions. This is a question about a sale and financing. That would...Read more »
You sue the person or entity with whom you entered into the contract to sell the equipment, or with whom you have a financing agreement. This is more complicated than can be answered without much more information. You would be well served to consult with an attorney and provide that attorney with...Read more »
Most states allow nonprofit corporations to hold both board and membership meetings electronically, through any medium where all of the individuals participating may hear each other and participate in all matters before the board or membership, unless the corporation's articles or bylaws...Read more »
Yes to Question 1. Look at the contract for Q2. You used up all your questions. Taxes? Which Taxes? Sales Tax? Property Tax? Income tax? Employment Tax? Perhaps you need to discuss your matters with a Tax attorney or an accountant.
This is for something I'm writing ( a work of fiction) and I'd like to have something with this situation: a lawyer who just borrowed a lot of money to become an equity partner in a law firm is sabotaged to accidentally reveal some very private client info to the wrong people. The lawyer... Read more »
The answer to this question will depend on form of the entity that is the law firm, and the organizational agreements associated therewith. A well-drafted Shareholder's Agreement or Partnership Agreement can spell out the particular circumstances under which an equity owner/partner can be...Read more »
A California attorney could advise best, but you await a response for two weeks. You might be better off simply reaching out to attorneys, either ones you find on this site or through your own independent searches. The format here is just basic question and answer, not an attorney referral. If you...Read more »
Customer wanted trees trimmed he paid me in advance $350 I was unable to show up due to family emergency I told customer I could be there the following day he demanded a refund. I've been issued him a gift certificate for the amount he paid for the services of $350 and emailed him the gift... Read more »
Claim's employee has no recourse in California Courts to file claim, for past wages or additional damages, fines, penalty, waiting period (etc.). Because employee was "paid under the table" and will suffer fines, penalties and jail time also. Employer has judgements against for... Read more »
This is a scare tactic used by employers who unlawfully fail to pay their employees properly.
If you have received money under the table, i.e., been paid without the employer reporting the money to the government, you still have an obligation to report the income to the IRS and the...Read more »
A friend convinced me that I needed an LLC to sell homemade masks to friends and family or on Etsy. He says there will be tons of lawsuits against mask makers if people get covid. Do you think this is a serious risk to my little homemade business, even if I have a disclaimer saying these masks are... Read more »
Well ... as a general rule, you will want three "hurdles" between you and the litigation attorneys.  a legal entity like a corporation or LLC ...  good insurance and ...  good management/disclosure protocols. Most of the time, a litigation attorney can get over two of the...Read more »
California protects employees who move on from one employer to another and allows that employee to fairly compete in the same market as long as the employee does not engage in unfair competition, including use confidential information garnered from the prior employer. Generally business cards are...Read more »
We (Tenant) have a gas station on a commercial property with another business and a couple residential rentals on it. Our landlord provided Us with a first right of refusal letter that showed a price of 1.3 million. We later found out the property was sold for 900k through escrow. We never received... Read more »
In general, if you otherwise have a claim under the right of first refusal clause, you should be able to sue after the sale has already taken place. Depending on how the sale was structured, it may or may not be difficult to get it essentially reversed so that you are able to purchase the property....Read more »
I worked for a real estate agency. My boss is attempting to sue me, claiming that I deleted files off the computer. He also claims he owns my business (A Marketing Agency) as I opened it while working for him.
There is an alarm code history in which it has me registered for going in 5 days... Read more »
Suggest you change the name on your marketing agency to a new dba, sounds like it is a sole proprietorship. The chain of events is a little problematic. NEVER, NEVER keep your personal files on a company computer, the computer is not yours, and actually your removal of those files from the...Read more »
It could be if the people are giving you their personal information confidentially and the "giveaway" is being run by some other person. Then you are disclosing their personal information. Better to disclose that you plan to do this and provide them the choice to opt out.
There are a few factors that will play into your decision, including how many properties you are planning on holding, whether there will be other owners, partners or investors in the business, and what your tax situation is. Often, real estate holding companies will be structured as LLCs. Many...Read more »
We have been waiting from past few months for payments from vendor, they are asking ask for settlement but we are decided to file a petition in court? What steps need to be taken and how long will my petition will take?
I work in sales. We had a commission and payment plan we all agreed to for Q2 (April-June). The month after they changed the commission plan because "too many people were doing poorly" however I was doing very well and now they have taken away everything I did in Q2 during COVID after... Read more »
I had a case like this several years ago, but in that case, it was changed because the salesmen did so WELL! Sometimes these plans contain language saying that they can be unilaterally changed/discontinued at any time. That may not be an enforceable term of the contract. If you were paid the...Read more »
It depends on whether you signed any trade secret agreements in your former employment. They could use that to claim you were using confidential information to contact your former clients, whether it is true or not. There is no legal prohibition against competing against a former employer using...Read more »
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