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How can an early stage unfunded software product startup

How can an early stage unfunded software product startup hire employees without pay but offer stock option?JA: PayPal, Debitcard or credit card are all fine.Customer: How much do you charge for the answer?JA: I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to.Customer: credit card VISAJA: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?Customer: No immigration issues. All participants are US citizensJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The company is not yet filed with the CA Secretary of State

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We recently removed a business partner from the LLC. The

Hello, we recently removed a business partner from the LLC. The company name is J&M for Josh (former partner) and Mike the current owner. Do we need to change the name of the LLC for any reason? The separation of the two owners was due to the one filing false police reports, using company money for personal expense and overcharging clients by thousands.JA: Can you tell me what state the LLC is registered in?Customer: Yes, we are in IdahoJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: We filed an amended LLC with the Secretary of State. There is a current police investigation against the ex-partner for his false report of being shot while serving papers (we run a security company) The ex-partner has not filed anything at this timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not that I can think of, we just want to protect the LLC and make sure we have all our bases covered

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I have just recently formed a single participant LLC in New

I have just recently formed a single participant LLC in New Mexico. I am planning to move to Colorado. Do I need to end my LLC or can I transfer it, OR do I need to do anything?Thank you.

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CA non-profit corporation. Fouder, sole director also sole

CA non-profit corporation. Fouder, sole director also sole donor to this private foundation. Can the bylaw stipulate that upon the death or incapacity of founder-sole-director, the spouse of the sole director become the sole director. Upon death of both founder and founder's spouse, the trustee/executor of the estate of founder and founder's spouse become the director of the private foundation.JA: Can you tell me where the nonprofit is registered?Customer: CA STATE.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes. Article of incorporation has been filed with CA Secretary of State.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: It is rule for election of director a non-member, private foundation, only have one director, upon death of this sole director. If it is not stipulated in Bylaw. It is up to the CA State to decide, which is not the wish of founder.

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I am trying to file a law suit against a small corporation,

I am trying to file a law suit against a small corporation, which was the seller of my houseJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: texas harris countyJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: not yet. I have question about the filingJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: this is regarding a tax proration agreement that we both signed and now they are fulfilling their commitment

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I want to trademark a logo and business name. It's called

I want to trademark a logo and business name. It's called "Summit Strength" but there is already a registered "Summit Strength and Conditioning" out there. Do I have a shot?

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I received an email from a law group saying I had a payday

I received an email from a law group saying I had a payday loan off the internet and that I am going to be arrested and charged with fraudJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Missouri Last year they sayJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: They say they were going to do this yesterdayJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have the email here I tried to contact them but no help ok

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I have a question about proper venue for small claims,

i have a question about proper venue for small claimsJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: CalifornisJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I have a debt collection agency from New York attempting to collect on an old that is past the 4 year S.O.L. but within 7 yearsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The collection agency called me twice before 6am (clear viloations of the FDCPA), but i live in San Francisco, and a lawyer from LegalShield told me today that I would have to file my small claims where the collection Agency. I have been told by another party that I can file where i reside, which is where the account was opened. So I want to know if the lawyer knows if there is a law that I can use to confirm that I can in fact sue where i reside. ok thanks

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My dba is "JohnDoe" can I do business under another name but

My dba is "JohnDoe" can I do business under another name but let clients know the dba is "johndoe"?example "johndoe" is an I.T company and I start a new website, new business business cards and have the design called the business "selena" a "johndoe" company. Is this ok, professional?I'm going to have umbrella names under my DBA but not sure how this is viewed legally.

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