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My partners secretly sold our LLC to themselves in 2011. I
My partners secretly sold our LLC to themselves in 2011. I had no idea. The business did not change and the dba did not change, just the LLC. We were all 1/3 shareholders and I was acting as a silent partner after developing the business. They recently sold the new business and they just informed me of their 2011 actions. Is that legal? They are currently refusing to give me the considerations for the 2011 sale...
I ordered a watch from a reputable web site in China, the
I ordered a watch from a reputable web site in China, the watch was supposed to have no logo on it. the watch once it reached the USA was confiscated by customs as a fake rolex, I resolved the issue with the web site in china and since then I believe they had removed that vendor from their web site. yesterday I received a cease and desists letter from Gibney Law firm via certified mail.here is the letter"RE: Importation of counterfeit Rolex MerchandiseDear xxx:This firm is the general counsel to rolex watch USA inc, we been informed by the US customs and border protection that a shipment of one (1) counterfeit rolex watch, of which you were listed as importer was seized by customs,Please be advised that the trademark counterfeiting act of 1984 (the lanham Act) specifically prohibits the distribution and sale of counterfeit merchandise and makes such activities punishable by fine of up to $2000,000 and a possible prison term of 10 years. the Lanham act further provides that a trademark owner can institute a civil action for trademark counterfeiting, trademark infringement, and unfair competition seeking permanent injunctive relief and elect between statutory damages up to $2,000,000... etcAs a result of your importation of counterfeit rolex watch, rolex demands the immediate cessation of your importation and distribution of rolex products, as well as any and all others misuses of its trademarks. In addition, you are strongly urged not to contact the supplier of the counterfeit watch or take any other action which would interfere with our client ability to eliminate the counterfeit merchandise from the marketplace or we will hold you responsible for your complicity in any such actions to the maximum extent provided by law.Please provide us with written confirmation of your compliance with these demands within ten days of your receipt of this letter."so my question is what do I do next, I am not an importer or have any want or need to distribute or sell counterfeit products, I have actually never sold a watch fake or not. I just want this to go away and they are asking me to respond in 10 daysDo I ignore the letter or do I respond and if I respond, what is the best way to comply but protect myself and finally if I need to respond, should I respond by mail or can I do it by email.
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I had a relationship with someone who worked at my second
I had a relationship with someone who worked at my second business. I wanted out of the relationship and the person began threatening me. I decided to sell the businesses so that I will get rid of him. He decided to get the businesses. I had my first business two years before getting the second one he put almost $5,000. And told me he was doing it for me. The lease everything is on my name and I have been paying the bills using money from my first business to support it until it was able to pay its bills. He has taken the second business and said he only owes me $3000 for that business when I ask $30,000. And my first business he paid me $25,000 off $45,000. said he does not owe me anymore money and changed the locks on both businesses. He also to $88,000. From me for work he claimed he could do knowing it was a lie. I found out he is also illegal in the country and he is threatening me. His family and friends told me he said he was going to take everything that I have. He comes in my yard at night to put evil things in front of my door. One night I saw him and confronted him the following day when he came to clean in front of my house and said that he was sorry. He was upset because I would not answer his calls. How can I get my business or my money from him
I got served a civil action summon by a subcontractor in a
Hi, I got served a civil action summon by a subcontractor in a construction project. My company (Ltd with 3 partners) was the General Contractor but the owner filed for bankruptcy and stopped paying us so we also stop paying the subcontractors. But in this particular case I signed a form to Open a Business Account with this subcontractor which says (in fine letter) that I will be personally responsible for any debts by the company so they are suing me personally as a guarantor. The good thing is that the subcontract agreement was signed afterwards and it says that any previous agreements are void. Does this help my personal situation? Or am I responsible?
My nephew stole items from my home, took them across state
My nephew stole items from my home, took them across state lines, and pawned. The local police found them at the pawn shop and have "frozen" them. My nephew has an appointment to speak with the detective next week, but I know he is going to skip out on it. The detective tells me that a warrant will then be issued for my nephew's arrest. However, he has already fled back to the state where he pawned the items. Will the police go across state lines to arrest him? If they aren't able to make an arrest, what will happen to my items that are now "frozen" at the pawn shop?
Thank you speedy response. If the majority of the attendees
Thank you Thomas for your speedy response. If the majority of the attendees through , through the survey decide they want to close the bank book and give all existing monies back to Waterford High School in some fashion and I present the results to the Chairperson,treasurer and committee members and they ignore the survey and choose not to close the bank account and donate the money, do I have any legal recourse to enforce the classes intentions? For example small claims court and if so who would I file legal action against.....individuals listed on bank book or the entire committee. My opinion is fifty years is a long time and any further events or organizing another committee are not on the positive side. I also am worried that should the individuals become deceased and no one finds out what happens to the bank book and monies?
My daughter signed a 1-yr. lease in May 2009. No subsequentView more legal questions
My daughter signed a 1-yr. lease in May 2009. No subsequent lease was ever signed. I understand that this should now be a month-to-month lease. Landlord decided to sell the house so gave her 60 days to vacate, ending May 31, 2016. She moved out May 15, 2016. He's trying to say the lease ended May 31, 2016. We think there was no longer a lease in effect, was now on a month-to-month basis, & she could move out as soon as she found another place without penalties. He never got back to her about keeping her security deposit. He says he had until June 31, 30 days after his notice, (Not A Lease) ended. She says he had until June 15, as that was the date she told him she was giving the property back to him, keys, etc. Didn't he go past the deadline & forfeit all rights to her security deposit?