The competing business is in my same exact industry with the same exact product type and in my same town. The names are off by ONE letter and the distinctive part is exactly the same. Is there anything I can do do avoid the loss and/or confusion of my clientele? Social media is important in what I... Read more »
My idea for a nonprofit allows victims/survivors regarding an alleged sexual crime to enter information online into a database (database is not available for public access). If a second (or more) survivor submits an alleged sexual crime and the information matches that of of another alleged... Read more »
There are going to be a number of ethical issues here for attorneys. For example, there are rules about referral services like this as well as how the attorneys would be paid. Because there are so many issues to discuss, I'd recommend finding an attorney to review this all in detail.
This is kind of a tough one because it really depends on the scope of the project. I imagine that advertising, registration, and consumer laws will all come into play. I'd recommend discussing this with an attorney to get a detailed answer.
I had an LLC do a $15k backyard project in October 2017, issues have risen and I am now planning to take the company to small claims. I learned that the company switched owners at the beginning of March 2018 and the new owners are now claiming they are not responsible. It is all listed under the... Read more »
The prior owners will be responsible, but the new ones may be as well depending on the sales agreement when they purchased the business. You may want to talk to an attorney who can review all the facts of your situation.
It will effect you if you buy the business along with its current obligations. For this reason, it's important to structure the sale so that it protects you against claims directed at the former owner.
Our Hoa contracted with an individual to handle our financial affairs, pay bills, accept payment and deposit money and keep records. Person violated the terms of their contract. The HOA cancelled the contract and notified individual by mail and 3 cease and desist letters. Person went and closed our... Read more »
Someone is threatening to take me to court over a business I am registered to as the owner. The other party was going to be added on as a part owner but the paperwork was never filed. Now we have decided not to work together. The other party wants money for the time spent helping the business... Read more »
I had a very similar case in Orlando a few years back. The parties were planning a joint venture, but it never went through. Unfortunately, my client made some verbal promises that the other party relied on and started moving forward as if they agreement had been made. My client didn't stop him...Read more »
I would speak with an attorney as soon as possible because the solution will be very specific to your situation. In general, the landlord may be able to utilize company assets to collect on unpaid rent. Bankruptcy may be an option, but depending on which chapter you file, if the value of the assets...Read more »
This is a great question and one I am addressing in my business law class right now. Although about 60% of businesses in Idaho operate as sole proprietorships, there can be a great benefit in operating as an entity. The primary reason tends to be that you can limit some liabilities if you operate...Read more »
That depends entirely on the terms of your LLC "operating agreement," but those corporate formation documents (and LLC laws generally) typically shield members and owners of an LLC from all personal liability.
the company in oregon is buying the clothes from us and then selling for their own profit. also for clothing lines, as a retailer do i need do i need anything else. for internet sales do i need any special licenses.
If you are required to register, then why not just register?
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...Read more »
I was served lawsuit papers from a business creditor. When I was divorced from my spouse earlier this year I was removed as a member/manager of our business we owned together, which is an LLC. Can I be liable or have my wages garnished for this lawsuit? Court date in Missouri is July 13th. What do... Read more »
If you were served papers, you should make sure and hire a lawyer to respond before a default judgment is entered against you. Whether or not you are right or will win, you have to respond promptly.
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