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Im reading about ding the ownership of my business from the
im reading about hiding the ownership of my business from the general publicJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: floridaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: nopeJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: nopeJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Corporate Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
We are a -haul trucking company with our own semi-truck
We are a long-haul trucking company with our own semi-truck repair shop. We make repairs to the owner operators' semi-trucks for thousands of dollars at a time. Little by little they pay us back. However, sometimes they leave our trucking company and they don't pay their repair bills. We currently have several such truck owners. The amounts they owe us range between $15K and $40K per truck. I know that filing liens against their trucks would be a complex process involving submitting complicated paperwork and closely following various deadlines. I need to find a reputable company whose employees would follow all rules and regulations and file proper IL Labor and Storage liens on the trucks. I found numerous Commercial Debt Collection companies online (attorneys), however they all said they didn't file liens.
We own a small business. No one draws a salary. No one even
We own a small business. No one draws a salary. No one even works there, we have a manager. Everyone pays their own share of taxes from their K-1 It's an S corp. There are 2 minority shareholders that are mad because we did not pay a distribution. We voted to do this to build cash to pay down our debt. The other 3 shareholders are the only ones on our bank account as signors. We discovered today that the 2 minority shareholders somehow created a pin number and now have access to the corporate account. They had asked for bank statements and we had agreed to provide them if they signed a standard NDA. They never returned it signed but somehow obtained a pin # ***** are able to view and print whatever they want. What should we do? Is there any way that a judge would have ordered this?
I am asking about changing ownership percentages of a
I am asking about changing ownership percentages of a Florida LLC and a Florida S Corp. Currently the owners of the LLC 51% / 49% are the same as the S Corp 51% / 49%. we want to change the percentage of ownership on both companies making the percentage of the LLC 90% / 10% and of the S Corp 10% / 90%. do i need to file a legal document for this or do I just create the documents for internal record keeping?
Can a company from Delaware bring a lawsuit in FL without
Can a company from Delaware bring a lawsuit in FL without having a corporation in FL and if no where can I find that law/procedure? What requirement does a company from another state have to satify before bringing a lawsuit in FL?
Corporate office bearer C&O question. I am currently own
Corporate office bearer C&O question.I am currently own my own VA LLC which is a single member LLC. I am also a practice manger for my wife's practice, a small healthcare practice.Recently (since Feb 2016) couple of my acquaintances asked me join their VA LLC as partner. It is staffing and IT consulting company. It so happened that when I joined the company I was named as 'Chief Manager' which in LLC terminology runs the company day to day operations. I do not have access to and do not operate financial activities and I do not operate payroll activities either. However, I myself want to be very careful in omission or commission of the company. Are these two (1) Being a partner in the operating agreement and (2) being the chief manager of the company two independent events? That is my first question. Assuming company does some mistake without my knowledge ( this is hypothetical question please) will I be responsible in the context of the above two points? Assuming company does something wrong by misleading me (again hypothetical please) will I be responsible in the context of the above two points?Two partners of the company are H1B non-immigrants. According immigration sources H1B people can own business in US. The original founder is a US citizen, who is considered the President and CEO of the company. Company is trying to replace the original founder with an African American to bring diversity to company management (this is my suggestion), which can give me also a very good opportunity to step down from chief manager position as the new incumbent is willing to take over management. One of my thought processes is to stay as Partner in the operating agreement and step down as chief manager ( I guess it may almost become like a silent partner), I can assume an individual contributor role as Business Development Associate and Facilities Manager (who will take company office and company condo etc). This company works with non-immigrants and often works in the scope of immigration law. So I would like to be even more careful. I am not a business executive by any means, but I am trying to bring expert help to these people. I am asking various consulting experts in the payroll, HR and accounting, and even immigration aspects so that these people will get educated in running the business 'as per law of the land'. I do not tolerate any exception to the law, does not matter what it costs. Even then I want to be careful and do not get involved at levels unnecessary to my risk bearing abilities. I know startup companies do not have enough money to follow every rule. But my way is to raise money by loans and partner contributions and stand out and respect law. i am telling them this exactly and I see they are listening.I need your suggestion what is best for my personal safety legally. They love me to be partner and if possible to lead the company. But they will insist me to be at least partner and a lower level employee (honorary because they may not have enough money to pay me though). Bot***** *****ne I do not want to be in the news because company did something stupid.
I have a disability, and having to walk about 1/4 mile justView more business law questions
helloJA: Hi. How can we help?Customer: yes I have a disability, and having to walk about 1/4 mile just to get inside the building and I am trying to read and look on what can be doneJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: tennJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no, things has just started to get hectic and they are trying to push us to park another 1/4 mile backJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: yes after the walk down I have to walk back up to my job, they have golf carts but want give us a rideJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Corporate Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.