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I have a dealership for a national cellphone carrier and I

I have a dealership for a national cellphone carrier and I would like to set up my own website for advertising purposes. According to their terms all advertising and selling online is prohibited by individual dealers, but was wondering if I started a site but in the disclaimer stated that we are in now way associated with the carrier and the site is for informational purposes - whether we could get away with it legallyJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: CA CA doesn't care about non-compete clauses from what i understandJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no this is a preemptive question covering my basis before doing soJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not that i can think of

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Dear Business Atty: A couple of years ago we worked for an

Dear Business Atty:A couple of years ago we worked for an LLC franchise. We ended the working relationship at the end of June 2012. They had told us that once we filed our LLC business return w/ the state & federal that we would be able to get our security deposit back. Needless to say it took a few years for us to file since we moved around & misplaced some documents in order to file. Just last week, we had our CPA filed our return & submitted a PDF copy to them. Their reply was that we had 2 years to close out our account & that we've incurred penalties & interest since then. It's understandable that we would incur penalties & interest. The thing that makes me nervous is that they don't want to give us back our security deposit. Our CPA says there's no time limitation on filing our return so I'm pretty sure they're doing what they can to not refund our deposit. We're in a dilemma & need legal advice on what steps we should take next. Please help.

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How can I open a flying school in California in therms of

How can I open a flying school in California in therms of the rules and procedure ?Many thanks

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I have question regarding obtaining a beer and wine license,

hi, I have question regarding obtaining a beer and wine licenseJA: What state are you in? And have you consulted a local attorney?Customer: Im from california, and no attorneyJA: Has anything been officially filed? If so, what?Customer: i was convicted in 2003 for conspiracy to commit crime, i was parolled in january 21st, 2006. now my wife and i trying to open a hamburger franchise that has beer and wine, even though my wife is the sole share holder and operator of the business, but since we're married, california department of alcohol need to check my lifescan too with my situation, do you think they would grant us a beer and wine license?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: that's it

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In the state of PA. LLC was canceled by the state of DE for

In the state of PA. LLC was canceled by the state of DE for not paying franchise taxes in 2014. LLC has no assets or bank accounts. Never had any loans or credit cards. Never had any rentals or properties. It has only one debt which is a judgment in PA.I need an estimate on how much it would cost to file and how long that would take to do so.

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I own a franchise Mobil screening business in Calif. I'm in

I own a franchise Mobil screening business in Calif. I'm in the process of selling it. Corporate asked if I would sign a new non compete document prior to selling. In my original contract I signed in 2010 is a non compete cause for 2 years, however, Calif is a right to work state and I don't want to sign a newly dated non compete doc. Can corporate stop the sale of my franchise if I don't sign a newly dated non compete doc?

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Dr guthri vital red is popular nutritional supplement which

dr guthri vital red is popular nutritional supplement which i ordered when in USA,Can i order it from india paying for extra shipping.Do they plan to give international franchisee?

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I would like to open a business which manages mental health

I would like to open a business which manages mental health professionals. I will be starting this business in California.My business will do the recruitment of clients, billing, coordination of professional and other management services. I will not be practicing as a therapist, counselor or psychologist.Although I have a doctorate degree from a university in California I am not licensed as a mental health professional in California.My question is whether I can start a business like this even though I do not have a mental health license in California? If so should I open as an LLC ?

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I got a letter from STATE OF CALIFORNIA FRANCHISE TAX BOARD

I got a letter from STATE OF CALIFORNIAFRANCHISE TAX BOARDPO BOX 94284ASACRAMENTO CA 94240-OO4OThey are saying that 20 years ago I never paid some money. I was never franchised. I started too, but then backed out. So they send me this bill and say I owe for back penalties, interest for something I never got a bill for.This is the first bill I ever received and the bill was not even in my name. It was sent to my business manager who lives in Arizona. In her name. Not sure why or how this happened. But 20 years ago is hard to even remember. They have me down for 1995 96 and 97. I am not knowing what to do. They say I owe over 7000 dollars.

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