Yes. Many companies routinely "encourage" customers to switch to electronic billing and electronic bill-paying--by charging a small fee for having to send out paper statements to customers who insist on paper bills.
The first option they gave me was to pay for the computer outright, $500 and I could do what I wanted with regard to repairing it. So I would be paying between $750-800 for a $500 computer. Or I could pay to have it repaired, send it back to them, their tech person would check it out to see if... Read more »
Because you did not say whether or not you caused the damage to your ex employer's computer I am assuming that you did. Therefore, I am sure you can see why your ex employer wants you to fix the damage or replace the computer. And since you have several choices as to how to solve this dilemma, why...Read more »
To develop products for motorcycles. Currently the brand owned by another company is not active in any way. From my knowledge. What kind of lawyer do I need to carry out this? I am in the process of opening a company in the United States in the state of Florida.
You will need a trademark attorney to assist you with determining whether your use of the name would constitute infringement and with registration or licensing/purchase of the brand name. Just because a company is not active does not mean that the brand name is not being used as a trademark. For...Read more »
I earned up to $1000* on an online survey site over a period of several months, but they banned me because my siblings had same home address which triggered them to ban my account it violated their terms of service. Can I sue them for the money owed? This doesn't seem legal that companies can ban... Read more »
Sure; in America anyone can sue anyone else at any time—even without a lawyer in small claims court. Winning the lawsuit is another matter. If you decide to sue you should be prepared to pay the $400 filing fee and then pay another hundred bucks or so for service of process. Finally, if a court...Read more »
As per Florida statute (Instruction of Article of Organization (FL LLC) on sunbiz website), I am planning to submit application on 06/01/2019 for Single Member LLC to start consulting business (home based) providing engineering advising services but I will keep the LLC Effective Date of 08/15/2019... Read more »
You will not have an active LLC until the date of filing so you cannot hold yourself out as conducting business under that name until it is active. You will be a sole proprietor until you have an active LLC. I recommend speaking to a business attorney because there is a lot more to starting your...Read more »
One of my twins pulled my work laptop off the countertop in my kitchen and subsequently broke a few pieces of the external plastic frame. The computer still works, no screen damage, just external Plastic parts that need to be replaced. My employer is demanding that I buy the laptop from them and if... Read more »
Before you let yourself get all worked up about having to purchase the laptop your children broke please know that Florida is an “at will” state, which means employers are free to hire, transfer, promote, demote, suspend, reinstate, fire and rehire employees for any reason at any time, i.e.,...Read more »
I want to start an attorney referall service that reaches out to homeless people in hopes of connecting them with a disability attorney to help them get social security disability benefits. Can a referall service legally do this though?
Long story short. We complained. Owner called and was confrontational. Told me I was lying about the experience and she knew because she videotaped us without informing or asking consent. State of Florida. Is this legal?
Long answer short: Hire a lawyer to write a letter to the owner of the spa warning them that you are prepared to report the privacy violation to appropriate licensing authorities--unless they refund your money.
I own a beauty salon in Sarasota, Florida. 1099 worked with us for 2 years, learn all details of my business and open a studio from her house 5 miles away from my salon. Agreement that she signed says that she cant practice within 10 miles from my business for 5 years.
Quite possibly, yes. The geographic restriction might be enforceable, but the full answer to your question depends on an analysis of the contract that was signed, and the circumstances surrounding the contractor's work with you (as well as what you do/did to maintain secrecy over the confidential...Read more »
You are approaching the end of the statute of limitations for breach of contract (four years). Unfortunately, you're probably beyond the time period for filing a lien on the property to secure payment for your services. Nevertheless, I strongly recommend you either file a suit yourself in small...Read more »
A corporation I owned, which is no longer currently active, provided services on a construction project in which the owner has filed a lawsuit claiming property damages due to my services at the time. The insurance company covering my corporation during the time of the project, is claiming that it... Read more »
That depends. Patent rights are country-specific, and therefore your question involves whether that company has a Chinese patent as well as a US patent. (Patent rights generally protect making using or selling the patented technology.) If the Chinese entity has any patent protection domestically or...Read more »
They sold me defective new stove and fridge. Likewise, they refused to refund me for paid insulation. They willfully altered paid purchased orders in order to defraud me. When I attempted to collect materials I paid for, they accused me of theft.
I have a former business partner I no longer want to deal with. I'm in Miami and he's in London. We have never met in person, but we were working together on an eCommerce store and communicating online and through apps. There's a series of contracts digitally made and signed, but all un-notarized.... Read more »
Notarization is not necessary to prove the contract was signed. And you were of age when the contract was entered into. Have an attorney review the contract and all of the circumstances to best determine your options.
I have a basic understanding of contracts, and when reviewing my lease agreement for new commercial property, reviewed the agreement myself. At the time of signing I read and observed the clause that I, as the tenant, am responsible for the repair and maintenance of the AC Unit. There is no... Read more »
Unless you want to continue doing business without any air conditioning, I strongly suggest you hire a seasoned legal professional who has experience in real estate, landlord and tenant law to flyspeck the entire written lease looking for another clause or two that when read together with the rest,...Read more »
The client charged back stating "goods were not received" and "was not aware of the transaction" ... I have over 100 pieces of evidence including lead reports, call tracking recordings of incoming leads, social graphics used to post on social media, text messages between owner and I as well as with... Read more »
It sounds like you may have a good case, which if it can't be resolved through Square, you may be able to pursue the former customer in court. Much of your ability to win depends on any contract(s), and what was said in emails, text messages, etc., together with what services were provided. Legal...Read more »
In Fla., a corporate entity can generally proceed without an attorney in Small Claims Court, where the maximum amount sued for is $5K (plus court costs). Of course, that entails the principal or his/her designee being in Court in person, possibly on multiple occasions.
I live in a property with homeowners association and the management group. The homeowners association is trying to enforce parking rules that according to them Became new rules in 2016. I looked at the Declaration of condominium on the Miami Dade County recorders official... Read more »
If your reading of the declaration or bylaws is correct, then perhaps the Board is attempting to enforce a rule that cannot be properly enforced. However, I would strongly recommend you have a lawyer look over your particular case, since often times condos and HOAs empower their boards to pass...Read more »
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