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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Copyright and Real Estate Law for New Hampshire on
Q: We have acquired this business, how to reserve patent
William J. Amann
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William J. Amann
answered on Jul 13, 2022

Thanks for your question. In order to answer fully, I'd need to know, at a minimum, terms of the business purchase and what you want to patent. I'd also need to review the business purchase documents. If you're interested in hiring my firm for this, please just let me know. Thank you.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for New Hampshire on
Q: Bill of sales not completed

Was sold a car, Private sale, and was lied to about the condition the car was in. I know I most likely will have nothing there to get money back on, but in the bill of sales there were items that were listed that were not given or received. The price of all items adds up to about 9k, and because of... Read more »

William J. Amann
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William J. Amann
answered on May 13, 2022

It sounds like you probably do have a case. Would need to know the terms of sale in bill of sale, if any and any oral representations. Might be worth sending the seller a demand letter.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Construction Law and Contracts for New Hampshire on
Q: Customer breached contract when calling my insurance for damages; Terms and conditions clearly state - not liable

Removing and replacing roof including the framing. No roof, just tarps, some water got in. It was expected in this type of job, hence the terms and conditions. Customer filed a claim with my insurance even though the Terms and Conditions she signed directly states that I'm not liable for any... Read more »

William J. Amann
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William J. Amann
answered on May 11, 2022

It sounds as if the homeowner breached your contract by filing an insurance claim when she shouldn't have. I'd ask her to withdraw the claim. It sounds like she is also interfering with your General Contractor. Yet, since you stated things seem to be ok for the moment, that's... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Probate for New Hampshire on
Q: What is the NH statute defining incompetence?

My wife had dementia when she cancelled her disability policy

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 27, 2019

A New Hampshire attorney could advise best on this, as insurance coverage is generally governed by state specific-elements. But your question remains open for two weeks. The problem with such a legally broad term is that it could be defined in more than one way, depending on the statute and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts and Small Claims for New Hampshire on
Q: My NH former Attorney forged my signature printed my name on a settlement check I got that off homeowners insurance

I was bit by a pit bull. Why would he do this. I gave no consent

Joseph Kelly Levasseur
Joseph Kelly Levasseur
answered on Nov 5, 2018

You can call the NH Professional Board of Conduct for attorneys and file a complaint. They will investigate and make a ruling on the matter. Good luck!

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Contracts, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for New Hampshire on
Q: My son who is disabled had a verbal lease month to month with his girlfriend. In the process an aquatance established .

Residency and wont leave. Can the landlord hold me or my son responsible for this person who wont leave?

Joseph Kelly Levasseur
Joseph Kelly Levasseur
answered on Nov 5, 2018

If in fact, as you state, she has a month to month tenancy, then you have to give her 30 days notice to quit the apartment. These cases are tricky, if she won't leave, you should hire an landlord tenant attorney. attorney Brian Shaughnessy is the attorney I use to evict my own tenants. He is... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Contracts and Criminal Law for New Hampshire on
Q: Can you write a contract knowing it is a violation of the US Constitution

Can you write a contract knowing it is a violation of the US Constitution

Joseph Kelly Levasseur
Joseph Kelly Levasseur
answered on Apr 4, 2018

What kind of a contract would the persons be writing that has to do with the US Constitution?

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Q: As a seller, if I sign a contract with the buyer, but I need to change my mind BC of a med diag. Can i do that?

I have been diagnosed with kidney failure stage III and won’t be able to see the nephrologist for one more week, at that point I should know what I can do or not do relative to the contract.

Joseph Kelly Levasseur
Joseph Kelly Levasseur
answered on Feb 19, 2018

seller of what?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for New Hampshire on
Q: For business contracts with clients in a different state, do you list both states for the "governing law" section?
Joseph Kelly Levasseur
Joseph Kelly Levasseur
answered on Feb 15, 2018

If you are the one drafting the contract in might be in your best interest to pick your own state-however, in some instances the other state may have contract laws that benefit your interests better. Also keep in mind that when entering into a contract with a person from another state, that may... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for New Hampshire on
Q: I did several podcast interviews as well as videos with a company from Massachusetts. Can they use w/o a contract.

Because there was no contractual agreement can these people still use these podcast videos and any material I shared with them if I choose to stop them from doing so.?

Joseph Kelly Levasseur
Joseph Kelly Levasseur
answered on Dec 8, 2017

This should come down to ownership and the verbal agreement you have with them. Not sure why they would be able to use them without your permission and with something in writing. If they are up on YouTube, you control the passwords and the content. Again, not sure form these facts what the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Civil Litigation for New Hampshire on
Q: If a defendant's has failed to file an objection to Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgement 30+ days, what happens ?

judge also never executed the Motion and went along with the jury trial !

Joseph Kelly Levasseur
Joseph Kelly Levasseur
answered on Oct 19, 2017

The rules of the court state if the defendant does not respond to the summary judgement motion, then the case will be dismissed. Courts like to dismiss cases so this is unusual, if the summary judgment motion was not filed within the time frame of the rules that were set by the parties then the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Business Law and Contracts for New Hampshire on
Q: Can a contracting company require independent sub-contractors to pay for inspections of personally owned work equipment?

Husband is an independent contractor under contract for Contracting Cable Co A that contracts work from Contracting Cable Co B that contracts work from Major Cable Co C. Contracting Cable Co B is requiring an inspection of independent contractors personally owned work ladders and requiring said... Read more »

Joseph D Garrison
Joseph D Garrison
answered on Apr 1, 2017

If it is in the contract then they can require it.

2 Answers | Asked in Small Claims and Contracts for New Hampshire on
Q: My husband helped someone move and now they are saying he broke something. Do we have to pay? He says he didn't break it

He helped a neighbor move to be nice. She said he broke the ac, which is 6+years old. Both said it was working when he left. She said it worked until she unplugged it. She's threatening a lawsuit.

Israel Piedra
Israel Piedra
answered on Sep 28, 2016

He doesn't HAVE to pay anything until a Court orders him to. If the A/C is really that old, it's probably not worth much and I find it unlikely that someone would file a lawsuit (and pay a filing fee) for such a small amount. Even if they did file a lawsuit, they'd need to prove... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for New Hampshire on
Q: How do I find an injunction that was placed against my physician for breaking a non compete clause by leaving a practice

Myy physician broke a contract by leaving one practice and opening his own. I legally can not see him for two years. I need to see him. Is there any way for me to get a copy of the injunction and file a motion to see him and what would that be called. I have searched the web for a copy of the... Read more »

Charles Snyderman
Charles Snyderman
answered on Apr 25, 2014

Call or write to your doctor at his new office and request a copy. Rather than trying to obtain a copy, why not simply call your doctor and schedule an appointment. If his staff questions you, point out that you were his patient before he went with his last practice, and you wish to remain his... Read more »

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