How do I get around a breach? I'm trying to acquire the LLC and continue the current lease as is. The LLC owner wants to retire and offered to sell me his business. Would a partnership with the LLC be a better option rather than an acquisition? Another detail about this situation is that I am... Read more »
In November of 2018 I received a notice from a sheriff’s deputy that a credit card debt that I had not paid was scheduled for arbitration for a date in July 2019. On December 3, 2018 I received a letter from the same law firm indicating that I had not filed a defense or objection in writing and... Read more »
The problem may be your "assumptions." I suggest contacting the Delaware County Bar Association for an attorney referral, and then sit down with him/her and going over everything. Knowledge is power, y'know?
Yes, you should be able to. And, at worst, the Department of Labor & Industry can deny your claim and then tell you why (and then you can appeal, and often ultimately win). But you'll get nothing if you don't try, so *try* and try ASAP.
I own a small business that buys and resells used/unwanted goods. One of my employees sold a vehicle that was his for $500 while representing the store. I as the owner had no idea this was going on. Me or my store did not own the vehicle in any shape or form and was not there when the sale took... Read more »
Worst case scenario--you pay him what the car was worth. The big issue is any liability if he drives. If it's just for the title snafu, you third party in your employee if sued. If you have overall liability insurance, then notify your carrier.
However, for starters your employee needs...Read more »
14 months ago we delivered his discovery request for documents. 14 months later have not heard a word since we rec'd a letter last weeks asking for more documents which we are going to object to. In PA can we not use misuse of process or harrsemement for dragging this case out this... Read more »
you can try a non-pros; ask for a scheduling conference to set timelines would make the most sense as it sounds like you are not doing this with a lawyer. Then make sure you have whatever you want out of him or her.
When buying a business you should have legal representation who drafts an Asset Purchase Agreement and all of the accompanying documents. You should do the due diligence and check that there are no liens on the assets, etc.
I am happy to speak with you about your situation. I do not...Read more »
You should have an attorney review your NCA for the best guidance. There may be assignment clauses and the NCA obligations may extend beyond your employment (with either company). It would be wise to engage an attorney to receive solid advice.
You need to retained experienced Pennsylvania counsel to assist you with this. What is this third party claiming? Do they have an attorney involved? You need experienced counsel to protect your business.
A review of the company's governing documents is necessary. You should engage experienced PA counsel to review the documents, analyze the facts of the situation, and to provide further guidance, which may or may not include litigation based on the specific facts of the situation.
I've heard of 1-2 year terms, but indefinite length on solicitation/compete... is that enforceable? If not, even with a "Contractor warrants that the above restrictions will not prevent Contractor from earning a living, and that they are necessary to protect the trade secrets of Company,... Read more »
Depends on how the document is drawn up, what their "investment" in you was--if any. Can't be answered as is. I suggest you get a consultation from an attorney who is a member of the Pa. Assn for Justice and deals in employment issues,
The company just released fiscal 2017 results, and we missed most targets. I then get an email saying they are changing our bonus payment for 2017, and the company as a whole will get a flat % due to poor overall company performance. I am part of a sales division that exceeded part of the bonus... Read more »
It will probably be an issue for your company if they clearly state the bonus structure in your contract. You should review your contract carefully. If you do not have a contract, your company has the flexibility to change its bonus structure as it sees fit. However, it is a major public...Read more »
Your question is way too broad to be answered in this forum. You should consult an experienced business attorney and accountant who can assist you figure out if you should operate as a corporation, limited liability company or a sole proprietorship. Additionally, the attorney would need an...Read more »
I gave my business partner a little over $300-k four years ago. He has not yet put me on the books or shared profits or doesn’t answer my calls and refuses to meet me. I continue to work at the business and run the business. The business partner has complete control of the finances. I just want... Read more »
Attorneys fees possible but unlikely. Focus on the rest. If you have that much at stake you need a partnership attorney. You need to retain one, get advice as to what you can do to secure the evidence --for instance on the computers--etc. If you are in eastern PA I can recommend someone to you.
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