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I just found out I may have a trust fund set up in my name

I just found out I may have a trust fund set up in my name by my parents. I also found out that my parents are trying to access it and use it. Can a lawyer help me find the fund and all the information that goes along with it?

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What is the best way for me to invest in an 18-month old

What is the best way for me to invest in an 18-month old high-tech LLC start-up company (that is going into round 2 of angel investment funding) while protecting against future dilution of my investment and possible liabilities that go beyond the amount I invest? The initial plan is ownership equity followed by employment a year or two later (currently the llc does not have the budget yet to compensate me). Are their alternative ways that I can defer the compensation while providing them with my professional services, in order to limit my investment risk and personal liability?

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I want to set up a business with a friend but have only $5k

I want to set up a business with a friend but have only $5k to invest. Before we even start I want to sample test the business first to see if it has potential to grow. At what point should I get a lawyer or clarify our roles/ intricacies of this business with my friend?

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Doug, We have not been served papers but have received a

Hello Doug,We have not been served papers but have received a call from a company claiming to be coming tomorrow for "asset and liability" process. It is my understanding i do not have to allow them to enter the business w/out legal serving. is this correct?

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I would like to create a private placement memorandum for an

I would like to create a private placement memorandum for an investment fund. Am I legally permitted to just fill-in a template that I found online?

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I am in a partnership with no partnership agreement. I no

I am in a partnership with no partnership agreement. I no longer want to be in business with my partner due to the fact that she does not want to put in the same time and effort into the business however still expects to get paid the same. The customers that we have were all my customers before we started our partnership. She will not just walk away. What are my options?

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Is there legal consequences as an investment advisor

Is there legal consequences as an investment advisor representative (IAR) working for a RIA (registered investment advisor) firm if you leave the firm. I do have clients under the RIA with me as the advisor. I work in California

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What would be the simplest way to have a group of people

Hello. What would be the simplest way to have a group of people pool their money legally and invest in loan notes on websites such as "lending tree" or "prosper."JA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Corporate Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason.Customer: how do i do thatJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: new yorkJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I don't think so

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I would like to start a social enterprise ( online platform

I would like to start a social enterprise ( online platform for mentally ill teens) - would like to know if non-profit incorporation or for profit incorporation is better. Need initial "seed" donation/funding and then over time have revenue sustain operations. All profits will be invested back in growing the community. Over time there are likely to be two to three employees others would volunteers. The revenue model is via online sponsorships and ads as well as direct revenue from referrals to professionals.

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