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Mohammad Ahmed Faruqui

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  • Can i make him leave?

    we are separated, he is still living her (we are both on deed / mortgage) his being around is bad.... how do i make him leave?

    Mohammad’s Answer

    You might only be able to get a court order to make him leave if you can show the court that he has committed domestic violence against you. Be careful not to commit perjury by making things up to say there was domestic violence. Courts are catching on to that pattern of behavior.

    If after the separation, if you divorce then the house will have to be quitclaimed to one of the parties or sold, with 50/50 proceeds split between you.

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  • If money orders are sent to you blank and you deposit them

    i recieved 2 money orders from a company that i now can not seem to reach. i was a online admin assistant. they told me i would be getting emails and then instead of emails i got 2 money orders blank. i deposited them. then the place where they w...

    Mohammad’s Answer

    if you know or can figure out the name of the company, then you should immediately file a complaint with your State Attorney General's Office (you can probably do it on their Website) and you should immediately file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission. If you have been snookered, then it's your responsibility to complain and therefore protect yourself from criminal liability.

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  • 501c3

    what are the common 501c3 violations seen by the irs

    Mohammad’s Answer

    You are asking a very broad question and no one will know where to start. But I can tell you this much off the top of my head:

    1) A 501c3 is a non-profit organization that cannot generate or distribute profits.
    2) A 501c3 CANNOT work as a political action committee or a lobbying organization.
    3) But a political action committee CAN receive donations or contributions from a 501c3.
    4) Some violations include failure to file annual papers with the State and Federal governments.

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  • Confidentiality agreement. submitted idea to company i work for

    I work for a web company, i found an idea online, made it specific to the industry our company works in, and submitted it to them. to this day, nothing has been done with the idea, I am planning on leaving the company to develop this idea. Are ...

    Mohammad’s Answer

    You did not provide enough information. It depends on whether you have a signed confidentiality agreement with the company AND it depends on the breadth and scope of the confidentiality agreement.

    Otherwise, you're looking at the possibility that the idea might be common enough, ordinary enough, and used often enough by businesses of other industries, that it might not matter.

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  • Verbal contract

    Are verbal contracts legally binding in the state of Georgia

    Mohammad’s Answer

    And one of the ways to prove the terms and conditions of a verbal contract is if there were witnesses to the oral agreement being made. Your witnesses can testify that this is what you discussed with the other guy. Florida has the same rules about the Statute of Frauds: an oral contract cannot be enforced if it's for a value of more than $500, for a service that could be expected to take longer than 1 year to perform, or for a real-estate transaction. The only way to defeat the SoF is if you wrote a check, and the other guy deposited the check and substantially began to perform on the contract in reliance that there was a meeting of the minds.

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  • Non-Compete Clause

    My details: 1) I resigned from Company A, the company which I am referring to my signing the non-compete with, five months ago and joined Company B located in another state. One month ago I resigned from Company B. 2) Since resigning from Compan...

    Mohammad’s Answer

    One of the facts missing is whether "protected client" is defined in the non-compete agreement. Are protected clients only the clients that Company A has in its portfolio? Or are protected clients all existing, prospective, or possible future clients? Does Company A give every potential customer within the geographic radius a protected client status?

    You may have some leeway if the term "protected client" is narrowed. If Company A is only protecting its existing portfolio, they just don't want you steal their clients. In that case, it's totally up to you to find clients in the non-compete geographic radius if you're seeking clients who are not or were never serviced by Company A.

    It's still a gamble though. And it seems there are only 5 or 6 months remaining on your non-compete agreement.

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  • Florida real estate and Partnership registration

    Can an unregistered General Partnership sale the real estate property they pruchased prior to 1996? The partnership was formed prior to 1996, before the law required registration. Thank you.

    Mohammad’s Answer

    I agree with John Andrew that there are several questions that you would have to answer. Here's another wrinkle, there is a chance that it might be safer to go ahead and register the partnership, and then sell the real property in the name of the partnership. But, this may only be true if the partnership was a named owner or title holder in the deed that was created when the land was bought in the name of the partnership.

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  • Leaving business

    I want to get out of my business that I have been running for 20 years and retire. What options do I have other than selling it outright? I have kids interested and employees interested but am confused on what to do.

    Mohammad’s Answer

    Remember that if you get into a buy-sell agreement with your employees or family members, avoid using a form buy-sell agreement that is not tailored to your specific business. I especially emphasize this if your business is large and has several employees. You do not know who may be harmed or who might gain if you just use a form buy-sell agreement without reading it. A competent attorney can tailor your buy-sell agreement so that the end result would be as close to you wishes as possible, without there being on-going disputes after you have left. The last thing you want is lack of clarity that causes dispute, which in the end eat up the value of your company.

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  • Home did not appraise, can seller get out of contract?

    We had an aggreed upon price with the contingency that the home appraised for said price. It did not, however, the buyer verbally stated that he still wants the home at the stated purchase price. He will not give us that in writting. We have no...

    Mohammad’s Answer

    In Florida there is some leeway allowing either party to back-out from a real-estate contract if both parties are brought back to their original position. So there shouldn't be any liability unless you have somehow gained from backing out and the buyer has lost something of value from your backing out. It depends. Your situation gets worse if you back-out later in the process than earlier, as the buyer's expectation of getting what he wants increases.

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