South Carolina Business Law Questions & Answers

Q: What are the laws on selling alcohol in a drive thru convenience store in SC? Curbside sales, etc.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Business Law and Municipal Law for South Carolina on
Answered on Feb 20, 2018

South Carolina has never allowed drive-through alcohol sales and it would take a change in the ABC Regulations to accomplish this. It is not believed that there is a chance such a rule would pass as the Mothers Against Drunk Drivers would come out in force to stop what they believe would encourage drinking and driving.
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Q: I'm a subcontractor in S.C. If I hire me (1) helper and pay him a flat salary, do I have to carry worker's comp. on him?

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Workers' Compensation and Business Law for South Carolina on
Answered on Feb 14, 2018

If you only have one employee, in South Carolina you do not need to have workers' compensation insurance.
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Q: How can I get an adjacent business to stop using our parking lot for their employees and customers

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for South Carolina on
Answered on Nov 10, 2017

There are couple of solutions : (i) erect a fence at your side of parking and put a signboard "P for xxxxx" etc. or (ii) Parking only for xxxxx employees or customers of xxx etc. if permitted to do so. Last but not the least, as you intend to buy out make them an offer if affordable or they agree to sell.
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Q: "Short term" notice on not renewing lease by the landlord

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for South Carolina on
Answered on Nov 2, 2017

Seek out a local attorney to review your current lease and advise you of your options. Your lease terms will generally control in extension disputes provided it complies with statutes and common law requirements.

A consultation of this nature should not take all that long or be prohibitively expensive, especially when compared to the cost of moving a restaurant.

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Q: My wife has a business with the name of sheeps and peeps as well as having an EIN number and she would like to place it

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for South Carolina on
Answered on Sep 30, 2017

One need to be vigilant before entering into business, Confusion in calling of name may arise, however, she may properly identify the one whom she is involved in business. Asking their registration details, no. and other details etc. that make the one distinct from the other.
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Q: I've bought a used car and the next day the transmission stops. Anything legal I can do? I purchased as is but one day?

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Business Formation, Business Law and Lemon Law for South Carolina on
Answered on Mar 18, 2017

If the warranty covers drive train it should. You want to find out what the problem was. If it'something they have to know about, then you can go after them. File a complaint with better business bureau, with the attorney General;s office of consumer affairs.

Q: Club By Laws

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for South Carolina on
Answered on Oct 18, 2015

It is probably going to cost you many thousands of dollars to file a lawsuit to find out. Perhaps a few of the members should go to speak with a local attorney about this.

Q: what do I need in order to make my business an LLC?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for South Carolina on
Answered on Aug 30, 2015

A local business lawyer can advise you about this situation and assist you in properly forming the entity.

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