Is it legal for a property management company to withhold payment and force a contractor to fill out a questionnaire inquiring if we the conTractor or contractor’s employees are part of any civil or criminal actions, administrative, or legal proceedings? Not that we are but I found it odd that... Read more »
Yes, it is perfectly legal for property management companies to require such sensitive information from contractors, as well as all other venders. In fact, many property management companies require vendors to post surety bonds before hiring them.
Bottom line: If you ever want to work for...Read more »
I recently worked as a subcontractor, staining a concrete floor that was covered in mortar, paint, glue, and holes & the house was being fixed from hurricane Harvey flooding. We had only communicated with the contractor & have recordings of us telling them how the patching wasn't going to match up... Read more »
AVVO is a free online legal forum established to allow members of the public to ask general legal questions to experienced lawyers who volunteer their valuable time to do so. Your important small business question should be directed to your business lawyer. If you have not consulted or retained a...Read more »
I purchased the vehicle brand new the dealer Jerry Durant Auto group promised me 3 years of free oil changes (they wrote and signed it on the contract envelope) after a year and a half of service I was told I had to pay for future services. When I showed them the envelope with the agreement they... Read more »
The family has said they are going to auction his personal belongings however there is a lien on the property and also back taxes how can the money made go towards those items or do I need to try to go through probate? I'm not sure what that really is but this is all pretty confusing
A warranty deed should cover the real property and any fixtures that are affixed to the property. Since I don't know who "the family" is, or how they relate to you, I cannot give you much of an answer. Also, you are asking me to address Texas law, which I am sure is different than California law....Read more »
Thanks for your question. Unfortunately, this is a difficult question to answer without more information. It would help me to know the type of LLC your friend has and what ownership or relationship your friend's LLC or other two companies under it will have with the new business that you want to...Read more »
I work at Goodwill which is a thrift store.I started working there three months back.On my first day by mistake i told one shopper that all are clothes are washed before putting them on the floor.Though he has never shown up again but i am scared that one day he will know the truth and sue me... Read more »
In order for me to keep doing payments and not loose property to seller we created a REAL ESTATE SALES CONTRACT for me to keep paying and feeling secure. We decided to move from just a REAL ESTATE SALES CONTRACT to TITLE and seller refuses to sign warranty deed before we negotiate the gasline... Read more »
This production company is owned by the comedian, Larry the Cable Guy who has trademarked the phrase "Git-R-Done" in a variety of different classes. If they happen to own the trademark in the class which would include limo/shuttle services, then they have a right to demand you cease and desist use...Read more »
Our accountant is advising us to move the newly constructed office/warehouse building that our company built into another LLC for protection. The one issue that she had was that the building was built on one of the partners properties and it is still legally in his name but the building was build... Read more »
Texas law does not require you to put the building in an LLC, although doing so may provide liability protection. An attorney would need to understand the entire situation and review the title documents to advise on how to structure the LLC and what assets it should hold.
I have an account with a government regulated US company for cryptocurrency investments (Coinbase Inc.) and the lender do not want to take my money to cover the closing costs because they do not understand what cryptocurrency is. Is this possible and legal?
My credit union says that no institution has the option to restrict withdrawals from a joint account unless both parties sign for the withdrawals. However, a contract I've created gives such an option. How valid is a notarized contract in this case if institutions do not offer mandatory signatures... Read more »
Generally, a contract is only binding on the parties who sign the contract. If the bank is not a party to the contract, it does not have to follow it. You and your business partner can contractually agree to limit the money each of you can withdraw from the account. However, you would not be...Read more »
Can I claim the assets of a previously dissolved company if my company has the name now? I didn't know that the company was owed 28,000, but now I have the name of the company now and its incorporated in TX. Can I claim the assets?
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