In the Service Contract that we signed, payment of the retainage is specified as being no more than 30 days after the GC is paid by the Owner. I'm wondering if the actual due date for payment is 30 days after we complete work ... not based on whether the GC is paid or not. I believe that the... Read more »
I think you meant to write "restitution." If you pay anyone more than they are entitled to they will need to pay you back. You accidentally hand the McDonalds clerk a 50 instead of a 20 but only get change for a 20 they do not get to keep the excess unless they honestly did not see that you handed...Read more »
I pawned my stereo for $125 with the understanding that I would be back to pick it up within 7 days. I called on the 4 day and was told it got sold a few days prior. He not only broke out deal, but he broke state law by selling the item before the 5 day minimum wait time. I have a witness to the... Read more »
The amount of money involved is way too small to be of interest to most lawyers. FYI, the law is not designed to solve every little problem that comes your way during this lifetime; the Latin phrase for this rule is "De minimus non curat lex."
If you are using a name instead of your own, you definitely should have it registered as a DBA. While you do not have to incorporate, if you are hiring people, you should. One is not necessarily an independent contractor just because you say so.
I think one of the tenants (shareholders) in my building may have filed a lawsuit against the building for a "slip and fall". I would like to know if this could create significant risk to the building.
This was a B2B relationship. The client signed my contract, then they gave me a check and it bounced...it never cleared. I did some marketing work for the client and now the client is ignoring me and refuses to pay me what we agreed upon. What are my rights?
I hired a subcontractor to do work for me in NY state. He hired an uninsured, unlicensed guy to do the actual work. This person he hired went outside the scope of instructed work and started pulling wires, cutting wires, and shutting off breakers in my clients facility. Once this was discovered, he... Read more »
How do you know the sub was a non-employee. You can always contact the Department of Labor. That may not help you much but only the DOL can decide who is or who is not an employee. Even if everyone wanted to agree, in writing, that the unlicensed was independent. What both parties think is beside...Read more »
Will subsequent actions seeking to collect judgements against the debtor automatically assume the liability rests with the shareholder and not the alter ego? Or will plaintiffs have to make motions again, but use previous judgements as precedent?
I'm looking for lawyer who understands the international law between USA and China. I have friend who run manufactory in China and I helped him getting vendor in USA one of large supper market, they have been working with supper market for few years now, I have helped them oncommunication in... Read more »
You'll need a lawyer who is licensed in both jurisdictions (rare), or two lawyers. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors,...Read more »
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