I sold a guy a motorcycle with just a bill of sale, title came in the mail days after the sale was made. He's threatening to take me to court because he has received the title I mailed him because he started to get hostile with me.
Disney is likely to sue you for trademark infringement, which could allow them to collect damages and their attorney fees from you. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to talk to a local trademark attorney before using that domain name.
I bought a car through a dealership, A, and I make my official car payments to loan group B. I did not have enough money at the time for a down payment, but worked out a monthly plan with A while still making payments to B. So thats $420 to A, monthly and another $226 to B, monthly. I had about 3... Read more »
I helped my wife start a company and completely carried it financially from my wages. The company was in her name solely as an llc. We live in a communicative property state (Ohio). The company has recently got to where it has the connections and is begging to gain contracts and become profitable.... Read more »
Yes, you have legal recourse in a divorce. Marital assets are subject to division, including assets improperly transferred. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local divorce attorney who can review all the details and advise you of your options.
Our congregation is very unhappy with the Minister because he has not upheld the terms of the original contract he signed four years ago. He re-wrote his own contract, without input from the Board, and refuses to show it to Members of the congregation who have asked to see it.
If the contract is between the minister and the board, then it is the board's decision if the members can see the contract. But if the church is organized as an Ohio non-profit corporation, the members could take legal action to obtain access to the contract. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to...Read more »
First, you and your friend should each consult your own attorney. Becoming a member of a limited liability company is economically similar to becoming a partner in a business. You will have rights and responsibilities with respect to your friend and should know what they are and whether you are...Read more »
Your counsel in CA should be able to handle that, or you can retain local OH counsel to assist with the filing. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local litigation attorney in OH where the lawsuit has been filed.
I have been managing the business for 7 years and would like additional advice on how to legally take ownership of the business if he gets incarcerated. No charges have been filed yet, but I would like to keep my job, as well as keep the jobs of all the other employees who work there.
Technically, nothing. But a business without someone at the helm is seriously endangered. I would suggest you all get together with the owner and a lawyer to ensure the business operations will pass on to someone trusted. Obviously, the boss here needs a lawyer for the criminal side too.
They have breached the contract completely to buy a small business, business and taxes are in good standing, the purchase agreement has been signed, and they are still promising they will pay even after the extension we gave past closing date. They have caused a lot of damage, the contract does not... Read more »
I replaced a part in their furnace the next day to restore their heat and billed them for it. No answer to any invoices I found out the couple filed for divorce I contacted the husband initially and he said the wife is responsible for the billing. I continued billing both via us mail until... Read more »
I understand that a police officer would be able to enter for law enforcement reasons, such as to break up a serious fight or to serve a warrant, regardless of what rules the business owner has. I just want to know if a business owner would be allowed to put up a sign to refuse uniformed or on duty... Read more »
It seems that if you paid her (a deduction) so that she could pay you rent (income), there would be some sort of wash there with the income offsetting the deductions. The way this might benefit you, is this could then be treated as a rental and you would be able to depreciate the property....Read more »
It depends on the company documents and what they specify for resolving disputes. If a dispute cannot be resolved, then you can sue in court to terminate the company and distribute the assets between the two partners. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney who handles business...Read more »
We are not running it like a true business, we have no employees, just collecting rents. It appears there are different rules for a community property vs. non-community property state (Ohio). We are just wanting something simple not having to create a partnership or joint venture, is this possible?... Read more »
An Ohio LLC can be created on-line with the Ohio Secretary of State. But you should retain a local attorney in OH to discuss setting up and operating the LLC properly and property ownership. You also should consult your tax advisor regarding the different options that can be elected for federal...Read more »
If a company sold me a lifetime home warranty went out of business but then the owner went and opened a new business must he still somehow honor the warranty for my basement system? He now owns a foundation wall support co. but owned a basement waterproofing co. I contacted him but he was a... Read more »
My landlord rented to a convicted sex offender w no background check. I informed him of this mans past. He’s been convicted of multiple indescent exposures, rape, pandering kiddy porn. He also admitted in a court doc to publicly masturbating near schools in hopes of being seen.
Who is telling you to do that? If it is the company's attorney or accountant advising you to do this, get a second opinion if you are uncomfortable. As president, you have certain fiduciary duties under Ohio law, and so the company should have both an attorney and a tax adviser to provide...Read more »
We want to expand to general and electric contracting (I am finishing my electrical contracting license this year). Is amending the LLC or a Doing Business As and changing the name allowed, or do we need a new LLC?
There can be many reasons for creating a new LLC to conduct a new business activity. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local business law attorney to review your situation and plans, and advise you. You also should consult a business tax accountant, and a business insurance adviser.
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