My friend and I have had an LLC for a couple months now, however, we are 16 years old which makes it difficult to do things such as open a bank account. If we were to add his 18-year-old brother into the LLC, could he be a member without sharing in any profits/losses and if so, would he have no tax... Read more »
Whoa, slow down and think: As you are aware, minors like the two of you (i.e., children under age 18) are not legally able to enter into legal contracts because the law presumes they are too young to know the consequences of their actions--and because they can renege on any contracts they make,...Read more »
I worked with a person part time for over a year without getting paid a dime. About six month into the unstated partnership, I was added as a 10% partner in a Delaware corporation. Due many conflicts, I stopped working with her in February 2020.
Are there clause of FLSA that apply in this... Read more »
Parties to a contract have the right to negotiate terms relating to unforeseen events; and how any risks associated with said events would be assumed by the parties. That being said you should retain counsel to fully review the contract to determine your rights and make attempts to negotiate a...Read more »
I have Transferred 21k to a friend for business opportunity. My friend has played me and will not give my money back. Is it possible to sue him and get my money back? The only evidence I have are through massages.
It is possible under a claim for unjust enrichment, which I will post below. The difficult part is where there is no written contract (besides text messages) there is no attorney's fees provisions. Meaning you would likely have to go pay an attorney to go after the 21k and not be able to...Read more »
I have a Florida registered LLC and plan to begin a YouTube channel under the business name. The channel would be a "how-to" cooking channel. The principle location of the business is in Maryland. Can I deduct the cost of the food and kitchenware I use for the cooking videos?
Spectrum stopped prorating bills last summer, but doesn't ensure their reps inform the customer before processing the downgrade mid-cycle. Nor, do they have systems in place to continue your services until the end of the cycle before it processes the downgrade. I don't understand how... Read more »
No online lawyers can ever even begin to answer this very important question; the HOA will HAVE to hire an experienced lawyer who represents HOAs to review your HOAs charter and all the amendments and annual reports, then review the new law before being able to help your HOA. You can email the...Read more »
This contract is good for a term of three (3) years. Either party can terminate this agreement in writing with a thirty (30) day notice. Any deals, events, performances etc,,, that where done during the time of this contract will still be deemed a part of this contract and *** will be paid twenty... Read more »
If the contract has expired, then neither party has any further obligations to the other party except payment owed for bookings. Does the contract have any provisions that survive the expiration such as confidentiality, non-compete, indemnification, etc.?
If there's a slip and fall or other issue would I be less protected with a home based business than if I rented a regular business space? Is both the business and the business owner liable whether a slip and fall occurs at home based business or a nonhome based business?
If you are starting ANY business you should hire a lawyer who has great experience in owning and operating their own small businesses and has consulted with many different kinds of small businesses for decades. The uncertainty you are now feeling will only get worse and worse--until you have a...Read more »
I worked in Feb. as a freelance musician for an orchestra in Florida that now says they cannot pay what my contract says that I am owed. I am writing my pre-small-claims "demand for payment" letter & would like to cc the board to pressure them to make payment. I live in CA & would... Read more »
You should send it to the person listed in the Notices provision of the contract. If no Notice provision send it to the person who signed the contract on behalf of the non-profit. Do not copy the Board members.
My partner who I have recently had a disagreement, recently registered the business for 2020 but I am not listed (I was listed in 2019 as a owner/mgr). What is the legal significance of not being listed on the business as I am a 49% partner?
Do you have a partnership agreement? Typically, that is going to control over what is on Sunbiz (I am guessing that is what you are referring to). Also, if there was not a written partnership agreement, it defaults to the Florida Revised Uniform Partnership Act. I would suggest that you have them...Read more »
Our annual meeting was Nov., 2019. Prior to the meeting the HOA Sec. went door-to-door asking if we needed a proxy and encouraged us to vote yes on a change to the R & R regarding the min. days we could rent. The change was from 30 day min. to 60 day min. Is this something they are allowed to do ?
Yes, of course. The HOA's BOD and officers are supposed to do things in the best interest of a majority of the homeowners, and so they would naturally want to "lobby" the members in support of something they are trying to do. The solution--available to all HOA members--is to seek...Read more »
We have a pageant that has been in our community for over 30 years! Its never been filed as an official entity or organization. It has always been ran by different volunteers within the community. I know for several years our local Chamber sponsored the pageant. Then there was a issue with... Read more »
I was subcontracted for some IT work. I signed a contract and my billable hrs were below that max amount of billable hrs. I provided a weekly summary of the work I did and hrs worked. Everything went well until payment was due. The first excuse was they didn't approve my proposal which later... Read more »
Your options are to hire an attorney to send a demand letter, then take legal action if that fails, or just jump right to the legal action. I usually recommend starting with a demand letter. Your inquiry is vague about the contract saying "no court", but I'm guessing you mean the...Read more »
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