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1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Contracts for Mississippi on

Q: I recently opened a small business in Jackson, MS. I made a verbal agreement with an investor to start my company.

I opened the business 4/3/19. The business has been running well and has to begun to stable itself within the first month but my investor feels he needs to start seeing a profit return immediately. We had a huge dispute over some minor infractions. He took control of the finances and now will not... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on May 13, 2019

Justia is a free online legal forum established to allow members of the general public to ask general legal questions to experienced lawyers who volunteer their valuable time to do so. We are not here to advise people how to get out of trouble caused by their own misguided actions--especially when... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Business Law for Mississippi on

Q: I deliver gravel. Payment required upon delivery. What should I do if someone refuses to pay?

I have a small dumptruck and deliver gravel to people's homes and the occasional business. Occasionally I take my tractor to grade their driveway, spread material and such. I'm primarily contacted usually via my Facebook page or Messenger and I always call by phone to confirm. What course of... Read more »

Arthur Calderon answered on May 7, 2018

The best course of action would be to always make sure that they sign a contract ahead of time, detailing the estimated cost, delivery date, etc. That way, if you show up perform the work, and they refuse to pay, you can sue them for breach of contract.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Energy, Oil and Gas, Business Law and Consumer Law for Mississippi on

Q: What to do when a distributor of gasoline fails to keep records of fuel delivered to my store.

Distributor claims I did not pay for product delivered

Arthur Calderon answered on Feb 21, 2018

You need to consult with an attorney to provide additional information. Off of the top of my head, the things that I am thinking of are the records showing delivery of the gas, the method of payment, when paid, and a reconciliation of your records to theirs.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Consumer Law for Mississippi on

Q: What can I do If I was sold 3 counterfeit LgTone Wireless Headphones as if real by an actual business here in Ms

Tried to return them and was told they'd swap them but wouldn't give me my cash back.

Glenn B. Manishin answered on Dec 20, 2016

They are in all likelihood liable for possible misrepresentation (fraud) if what you say is correct. The economics of pursuing a legal claim for monetary damages suggest a consensual resolution is the bast outcome.

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Consumer Law, Contracts and Business Law for Mississippi on

Q: Hi everyone, Why is it legal for AT&T to take away my unused minutes after 30 days with gophone. Cash paid in advance.

Upon getting a gophone one must agree to the terms of AT&T.

I'm disabled and on a small fixed income. I can only afford the prepaid gophone . I refill in small increments because I do not make many calls. I'm old and sometimes forget things. My minutes are gone if I forget to refill within... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 30, 2016

File a complaint with the FCC and with the consumer protection division of the Attorney General's office in Mississippi.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Mississippi on

Q: I bought 68% of a WY LLC, I've received nothing for my payment ($59,000.00). I think I was scammed - what can I do?

Albert Pettigrew, Jr. answered on Mar 18, 2014

Contact the Wyoming attorney general's consumer protection office or an attorney in that state to help you with your rights as a member of the LLC.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Mississippi on

Q: How to dissolve an LLC when partner won't agree to anything?

Bradley M. Glaze answered on Apr 21, 2011

How the LLC will be dissolved will depend on what the certificate of formation, organizational documents, or organizational agreement says. If a date of dissolution is not indicated in the certificate of formation, and there are no organizational documents that provide for how the LLC will be... Read more »

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