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What rights do I have if I merged with another medical practice 2 1/2 years ago and brought furniture and medical equipment but am now going out on my own?

It depends entirely on the terms of the agreement, even a "handshake" or unwritten agreement: if the agreement was that you retained ownership of the items and/or could take them if you split off, the

SJZ, Member, New York Bar answered 23 days ago

If I acquired a large asset with a person who I intended to go into a business partnership with but it fell through, can I sue him for half of that asset?

It depends on what the terms of the agreement between you as business formation, investment, and this asset in particular were--any contracts or other agreements governing this asset and the circumsta

SJZ, Member, New York Bar answered 1 month ago

How do I dissolve an LLC if 1 of the 2 partners does not want to dissolve it?

In order to dissolve an LLC, you normally look to your LLC's Operating Agreement. If the agreement was written correctly, it will provide the procedures for settling disputes and dissolving the LLC.&n

Brian Spaulding answered 1 month ago

Can a sole proprietor hire an independent contractor with only a DBA license?

Yes, you can hire an independent contractor who does not have a  "corporate" structure (e.g. a corporation or LLC). All you absolutely need is his/her social security number, which will used on t

SJZ, Member, New York Bar answered 2 months ago

What type of legal action do I need to take with trademarking a clothing line?

To trademark any product, 1) The trademark must meet the criteria or standards for being trademarked which (to oversimplify) means that the proposed mark (your logo, brandname, symbol, etc.) is not b

SJZ, Member, New York Bar answered 4 months ago

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