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Partnership Agreement - Roles and Titles?

Looking for some suggestions for roles/job titles for myself and a partner in a two person LLC. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by cccp47 on Jun 17, 2013 - 2 answers

Are pre-nuptual agreements useless in Ontario (Canada)?

We'll be getting married this summer. My fiance and I are very excited about this. I have some background in financial planning, and she's very savvy financially herself. I have always understood that's a good idea to have a pre-nuptual agreement to cover division of assets, care of possible future children, and so on. This is just to cover our bases ahead of time. A lawyer we just called told us not to bother with it at all, and that pre-nuptual agreements are useless in Ontario, Canada. Is this true? [more inside]
posted by smitt on Apr 8, 2013 - 10 answers

Can a rescue organization claim a dog as their own for its entire life?

How much legal weight does a shelter dog adoption agreement carry if the original adopter (who signed the agreement) has died? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 11, 2012 - 10 answers

I am feeling miserable because of this job that I can't leave. How can I cope?

I accepted a job offer last August that turned out to be completely inadequate for me. I have to live with the consequences of that choice until next December. Help me figure out the best way to cope with this. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 14, 2012 - 13 answers

Being pressured by my company to sign legal documents

Being pressured by my company to sign legal documents. This seems very not okay. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 22, 2012 - 16 answers

Author wants to use photos of my work; what do I need to know before giving permission?

I'm an artist who was recently contacted for permission to use images of my art in a book; I'm inclined to give it but am unsure what pitfalls to be aware of. [more inside]
posted by ogunther on Feb 1, 2012 - 10 answers

How can I protect my interest while selling my website?

How can I protect my interest while selling my website? [more inside]
posted by jorlando on Sep 20, 2011 - 6 answers

What should I look out for in a shareholders agreement?

I am co-owner of a (very) small company, and the lead owner's attorney has prepared a shareholders agreement that I'll be reviewing this week. While I expect it to be a standard document and possibly even a standard form, I still want to be aware of what I'm signing. What are some key provisions I should look out for? [more inside]
posted by scottso17 on Jul 13, 2011 - 5 answers

Freelancers: I recently "finished" a contract but feel hazzy about how it is ending. Please advise.

Freelancers: I recently "finished" a contract but feel hazzy about how it is ending. Please advise. [more inside]
posted by servix on Jun 27, 2011 - 8 answers

What are our tenant rights in MI?

If a tenant's safety is severely threatened, can they legally bypass the lease agreement and break the lease? [more inside]
posted by roomcoloredcharlatan on Apr 18, 2011 - 34 answers

Asking for a prenup in a "nice" way.

Any tips on broaching the subject of a pre-nup? [more inside]
posted by myaskme on Dec 14, 2010 - 37 answers

Is my Texas non-competition clause too broad?

Help me sign this Texas employment agreement with eyes wide open. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 4, 2010 - 4 answers

Partnership agreement drafting

Partnership agreement drafting in the UK [more inside]
posted by samengland on Sep 28, 2010 - 4 answers

Bad vibes to ask for some protection?

I am lending a musical instrument to a local touring band. I should have the tour manager sign some sort of contract/agreement. Right? What should such an 'agreement' say? [more inside]
posted by palacewalls on Sep 16, 2010 - 9 answers

Can I cancel a lease and get my deposit back?

Can I take advantage of the "cooling off" period to cancel a lease agreement and get my deposit back? [more inside]
posted by althanis on Apr 20, 2010 - 7 answers

Dude, I just wanted an apartment!

ChicagoHousingFilter: My landlord needs to sell my unit, and wants to terminate the lease upon sale. I have a year left on the lease and don't know what to do about her request. [more inside]
posted by sldownard on Apr 14, 2010 - 19 answers

Dream Vacay without the fiance

I am getting married in early July. I was offered a month long, all expenses paid trip to London for the month of May by my job. My fiance will have to work and can't go with me. She is not thrilled by the idea. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 7, 2010 - 91 answers

Sample Product Design Contract Anywhere?

Am looking for a sample product design contract. Know where there is a (hopefully free) one i can take apart and re-write before taking to a lawyer? [more inside]
posted by gonzo_ID on Jul 29, 2009 - 5 answers

Can I get out of my apartment lease?

Is my Rental Agreement legally binding if the landlord did not sign the contract? [more inside]
posted by speedoavenger on Jul 19, 2009 - 16 answers

maintanance agreements: threat or menace?

I just bought a giant LCD TV and didn't buy the maintenance agreement. Now I feel that maybe I should have. In fact, I probably still can, although it would be some trouble. [more inside]
posted by anonymous_account on Apr 2, 2009 - 11 answers

Name that website: annotated multi-user arguments reaching consensus?

Name that website: annotated multi-user arguments reaching consensus? [more inside]
posted by ajp on Jan 15, 2009 - 4 answers

Sure, I'll work for you. Now what?

I was just offered a great opportunity but need to flesh out the details. Where do I start? [more inside]
posted by platinum on Jan 8, 2009 - 4 answers

Submitting 30-Day-Notice on Apartment

I am trying to end my tenancy in a month-to-month lease in Los Angeles, but the landlord says that submitting a 30-day-notice won't absolve me of any future responsibility if my roommate stays in the apartment. Please hope me! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 1, 2008 - 12 answers

Who said it's funner to interpret people so you can agree with them?

QuotationFilter: Who said it's more fun to construe people so that you can agree with them, than to argue with them? (I believe this was couched as a private mental game useful for dealing with boors.)
posted by rwhe on Oct 15, 2008 - 7 answers

How do I evict for unpaid rent?

EvictionFilter: How do I evict a tenant for unpaid rent in Tennessee? [more inside]
posted by lost_cause on Jun 17, 2008 - 6 answers

[There is rockets.] vs [There are rockets.]

GrammarFilter: True/False -- The following sentence can be grammatically correct. There's rockets. [more inside]
posted by Quarter Pincher on Apr 29, 2008 - 53 answers

How would a contractor paid a weekly rate by Company X make ownership distinctions between works created for X and works for others?

I've been offered a new contract/consulting job where I would be paid not by the hour or for a specific deliverable, but at a flat weekly rate. Under this arrangement, how might I make intellectual property distinctions between works that will belong to this client, and outside works I may do for myself or others? [more inside]
posted by weston on Apr 8, 2008 - 12 answers

Help Mw Swap Safely

I think I've finally managed to nail down a house-swap via Craigslist. However, both of us want to sign a contract that will specify terms and protect us if something goes awry. Do you have any suggestions or model contracts? [more inside]
posted by foxy_hedgehog on Mar 27, 2008 - 4 answers

How to get out of a listing agreement in Ontario

Can someone who knows about Ontario real estate listing agreements help a homebuying n00b? [more inside]
posted by liquado on Oct 28, 2007 - 4 answers

what should a nonoffensive nondisclosure agreement look like and how do I ask them to sign it?

what should a nonoffensive nondisclosure agreement look like and how do I ask them to sign it? [more inside]
posted by krautland on Jul 12, 2007 - 6 answers

Should I sign without reading first?

The owner of the privately held company that I work for has decided that he wants to give out equity in the company to a select number of employees. This isn't hugely valuable right now but could potential be extremely valuable if the company were to ever go public. I have been selected to be a part of this group as I am an Officer of the company. My share would be worth $5000 currently. I get a certificate, etc. The point of all this is to have employees personally invested in the company to affect the way they conduct themselves based on that personal investment rather than working for someone else's money they are working for their own. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 3, 2007 - 27 answers

Who can use the credit bureau to police contracts?

When and who can contact credit agencies regarding reneged payments to reflect on a payees credit report? Is this limited to businesses and banks or less official transactions as well? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 16, 2007 - 4 answers

How does digital copyright protection work?

I recently purchased an album by downloading it from a website. The license agreement said that I can burn it up to 10 times, and put it on up to 3 mobile devices. Both of those are fine by me - I only have one iPod, and I don't really need 10 CD copies of it. It did get me to thinking, though... [more inside]
posted by robhuddles on Sep 29, 2005 - 14 answers

How can I show my work without risking the patent?

Portfolio Confidentiality

I'm applying for a job with an industrial design firm which requires a portfolio. Some of my best work is part of a project which is in the process of being patented (but has not been filed for yet), so I'm unsure how to handle it. It seems excessive and limiting (and maybe rude?) to ask for an NDA from a potential employer, but I don't feel completely comfortable sending this information out. Anyone have any suggestions or experience in this area?
posted by hugo on Nov 21, 2004 - 9 answers

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