If your written client contracts do not prohibit assignment of the contract to others (standard boilerplate provisions often are included that do), then you can simply notify all clients that you have formally organized your business as an LLC and have assigned all existing contracts to that...View More
I'm a video editor and was hired to make an internal use video for one company that wants to expand their business. As a part of the video, we need short animation showing the race for electrification in the automotive industry. I need to include logos of the GM, TESLA, NISSAN, and other... View More
I hope you like the color orange. You might be wearing it a lot.
In DC marijuana has recently been legalized, but ONLY for personal use. In DC if you are over 21 you can purchase, grow or possess up to two ounces of marijuana for your own use. You can transfer up to one ounce of marijuana...View More
My new employer (there's only 2 of us in the company so far) has suggested I form an LLC so he can pay me through that instead of giving me a check each pay day like a normal employee would. He says the point of doing it this way is so I'll be taxed less and get to keep more of my money.... View More
It sounds like a dumb idea. You are taxed as a sole proprietor, which for tax purposes means you are taxed as an individual. The LLC is more about putting a veil between you and the company to protect your assets in the event the company is sued.
We have two different companies that basically do the same business. 1 partner is the sole owner of Company A and a 30% owner in company B. He wants to merge Company A into B and do business under Company B. The reason is because Company B is a construction company and we want to use the... View More
Changing the name would have no effect. So, I would advise you make the businesses one business. You have not said what type of business Company A is. But should they have the same or similar purposes it should be fine. However, I do urge you to consult with an attorney so that he or she can get...View More
Can a store charge my debit card without my permission or without physically having the debit card for a purchase that I already paid for but they claim that they have not receive the payment even though I have receipts and a bank statement verifying that the payment was already made?
They would need your permission to charge your debit card. You can report the matter to the police and to your bank. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my...View More
I am considered an affiliate owning more than 10 percent of a company's outstanding shares. Will I be subject to the affiliate status and be restricted on the volume and timeframe of selling regardless of the six month holding period?
Make sure you're not violating any intellectual property rights and that you're properly licensed to sell such items. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me,...View More
I signed a contract agreement with a hotel to get an event service. The hotel's obligation was to provide dinner for my 300 guests. And my obligation was to pay 50$ for each guest. I made down-payment for 150 guests at initial, and agreed to pay the remaining one week before the event day. The... View More
Looks like the contract you signed says no refunds. It's important to let an attorney review it for you in full. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me on my law practice website. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any...View More
The board refused to acknowledge a members share certificate, but the court found validity through testimony that the share certificate issued was valid by prior Board of Directors to be valid. If the board is being retaliatory against the member and refuses to acknowledge the member.
You're not providing a lot of necessary facts here, yet you're asking for a specific answer. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me on my law practice website. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions,...View More
Can it be a business that is licensed in state A but has a physical business address in B, therefore has business affiliation in state B? Or does it mean needing a connection to a business licensed in state B to do business in state B?
It sounds like you're dealing with a jurisdiction question, which can be complicated. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me on my law practice website. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or...View More
I have a far relative in Saudi Arabia, who has his own business where he lectures and provides consulting services on Quality Operations in various organizations. He would like to expand his business in USA. He would like to know if he can be a partner on an existing company, such as a company... View More
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is...View More
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