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Question here on business law and partnership merger agreements ?I have a couple of questions that can be best understood with more info of my business and or contract.1. Got tricked into signing a partnership / merger agreement with my manufacturer who mAkes my products. I was promised a lot and did not get anything as discussed in the agreement. I believe money has been stolen from me since prior the merger I wasn't aware of. They always insisted on collecting cash and failed to provide real receipts except hand written receipts and move money around onto new orders confusing deposits. That's one of the issues. Needless to say more on this topic , Can they get into legal issues for not providing the consumer a real receipt that reflects a balAnce of zero paid in full on mAnufacturing orders ? Can they legally operate this way ?2. Under the merger agreement we signed a contract. They were supposed to give us a couple of sets of what we manufacturer for free. This was done months later after the contract. Verbally we were promised within 2 weeks. This was not in the contract though. This led to a lot of complications later on and we lost a lot of money providing customers free items for waiting.3. Also they were supposed to form a new company together with us a new entity was never formed. Is this contract really valid in the first place. Under the contract it says we owe 50% and they are supposed to keep 50% of profit made in sales. We never gave them profits made yet as manufacturing process of goods have been delayed. If I look closely in the contract it pretty much looks like everything was made out for the new company anyway which was never even formed. Do we really owe them the profit portion of sales made ?4. Can I just get out of this contract form a new company with the same name different entity, etc and not owe them anything ?I have a lot of questions as I'm trying to leave this contract ASAP. I can provide a copy of the contract and more info if needed. Thank you.

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I have a situation that has come up and I'm wondering if it

Hi! I have a situation that has come up and I'm wondering if it rises to the level of a criminal offense. My ex-husband and I held some stock in joint tenancy. In the divorce decree, which was finalized in 2007, the stocks were supposed to be sold and the proceeds divided, with half going to each of us. He has refused to execute the sale and distribution of proceeds. Several years ago, I approached him to get this done, but he refused and told me he would reopen the entire divorce proceeding. As a result, the stocks have just been sitting. One of the stocks recently went through a merger, with a payout of shares and cash, as well as a spinoff of a related corporation, which also distributed shares and cash. A total of 3 checks were issued in both of our names. He has cashed the checks and not given me any of the proceeds. I have copies of the checks now, and two of the checks do not contain any endorsements at all, and the third check was simply endorsed by him. Is this an issue that I can pursue criminally? I'm in Wisconsin, and know some of the laws about forgery and uttering, but if he didn't sign my name, is it still a forgery, or is it theft?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Wisconsin - but the issue is not with the divorce decree. It has to do with the checks he cashed without my signature or permission.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I'm planning on filing a police report. I've spoken to my local police, and they want me to file the report now that I have the copies of the checks.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No - I think that's it.

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I have a question regarding my father's property in tx, Not

I have a question regarding my father's property in txJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not sure what you're askingJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: My fathers property is in his name and his last wife's name, he never took her off the deed after they divorced, and he remarried. He passed away last month, who owns the property now?, and can his last wife sign over to me or a sibling or does she have to sign it over to my dad so it can go through probate?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Texas

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Im trying to write an answer to a complaint and trying to

im trying to write an answer to a complaint and trying to determine if i should include an affirmative defense. its a complaint regarding an unpaid credit card balanceJA: What state is this in? And when did the issue begin?Customer: ca, was served on october 21 so i have until this friday to answerJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: only the part of the plantiffJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I just don't have the $ to pay them what they want when they want it and at the amount they desire. i also have to file for a fee waiver at the court when i file my answer

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Wondering whether I can terminate the life estatate if the

wondering whether I can terminate the life estatate if the remainsermen agree. I didn't know about the tax problems after my death.JA: Is there any reason to believe this to be retaliation, or based on race, religion, gender, national origin, being age 40 or older, or disability?Customer: absolutely not. the remanidnermen are my kids.JA: Because laws vary based on location, what state are you in?Customer: New YorkJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so.

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I have recently had some cash problems. I have made all my

I have recently had some cash problems. I have made all my loan payments on my truck and last week paid it in full and early. My credit card was closed by myself and brought it current as asked to release my title. They are claiming cross colatora and will not release the title till the card is paid in full. Can they legally do this?

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I sold a home in Fl. with an "as is" contract...in the

I sold a home in Fl. with an "as is " contract...in the contract the seller was responsible for a home warranty however; it was not caught in the closing process and now they are asking me to pay $700 to them for the warranty. Do I have to pay this?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Isince this was nearly60 days ago I am assuming everything was filedJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: all monies have been distributed

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I have a question regarding commerce. my competition and i

i have a question regarding commerce. my competition and i sells directly on online marketplace. we basically import goods from china and sell and one of the manufacturer started selling directly from china. My question is if i ask the manufacturer to stop selling in competition and instead become my supplier would it constitute breaking antitrust law or any other law?Thank You

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Ray The bogus creditor's counsel filed their motion to

RayThe bogus creditor's counsel filed their motion to substitute plaintiff due to bogus merger without leave of court and nine years after they filed their complaint in trial court and during the automatic stay (Chapter 13). If they amend their complaint over objections doesn't this supersede their original complaint making their partial summary and summary judgment voidable? The Bankruptcy Court dismissed Chapter 13 for filing document deficiency and later order on motion for relief from dismissal order was granted. Can a creditor proceed to file pleadings in trial court if the bankruptcy is dismissed and a week later motion for relief from dismissal order is granted? The case wasn't closed for more than three months after multiple pleadings were filed in trial court.

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