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Q: Can a private citizen of Louisiana write and place a bill of legislation?

Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 2, 2019

As a general matter, bills are usually written by lawmakers. They can also come from other elected officials as well. But lawmakers should be attentive to the voices of their constituents, and many lawmakers welcome correspondence from citizens as to their ideas and thoughts. You could contact the... Read more »

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Q: What should a business person do to protect themselves for being blamed for a non forced entry burglary regarding guns

And the burglars are blaming you the business owner and I don't know them

Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 19, 2019

You need to hire a criminal attorney because this question is way too complicated and you did not give nearly enough details to answer on a website

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Q: I formed an LLC in Louisiana, but I'm planning to drop the LLC for the business. Do I need to file a DBA with the state?

After forming the LLC, I was planning on forming a DBA to drop the LLC from the business name. Example of that "Bob Building LLC" as the corporate name and "Bob Building" as the business name. However, when I go to apply for a DBA under "Bob Building", the state of Louisiana won't let me form a DBA... Read more »

D. Alex Onstott answered on Sep 13, 2018

Depending on your usage need, you are generally allowed to use the registered business name with or without the "LLC," without filing a DBA. The DBA is typically used when a substantially different name is used in commerce than the business's legal name, or when an entity, typically banks or the... Read more »

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Q: i need to know what this title 23 entails for me to get workers compensation for my home improvement business.

I'm starting a home improvement LLC. To register with the state licensing board for contractors I need proof of at least $100,000 in liability insurance and workers compensation insurance in accordance with title 23 of LA revised statutes of 1950. I need to know what that entails for when I apply... Read more »

Christie Tournet answered on May 22, 2017

The state licensing board wants to see that you are qualified (its test requirement) and have some, limited assets - including the financial starting funds and insurance policies -- to protect not only any workers that you hire (or that are uninsured), but also any third person that might be harmed... Read more »

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