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  • Mi filing my answer with affirmative defenses tomorrow 2 / 15 . . . . 2 days ago i received a settlement offer .

    mi filing my answer with affirmative defenses tomorrow 2 / 15 . . . . 2 days ago i received a settlement offer . My 40 days to respond are not up yet only 32 days . . . plaintiff attorney filed for a default judgment on Feb 12th , which ...

    Scott’s Answer

    Why are you trying to defend this lawsuit without an attorney?

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  • Business Dispute - A few questions

    My former employer is suing me for violating a non-disclosure agreement in California (and soliciting while I was still working there). My lawyer says their case is weak, but there is still some risk. They have done a forensic on my computer and ...

    Scott’s Answer

    It seems like you're trying to find someone who agrees with you, and that is not what an attorney is trained to do. You hired a lawyer to protect your interests but don't want to accept his opinions. Unless you have found him to be unreliable or unresponsive, you should rely on his opinions. Otherwise, get a new lawyer, but don't expect to hire anyone reputable simply becuase he agrees with you.

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  • 37/33/30 Business Partnership

    Hi, I'm currently part owner (50/50) of a business. My business partner and I are considering bringing in another person (his brother) as part owner to help business grow. My current business partner has invested more finanically, than I have. ...

    Scott’s Answer

    We would need more information to answer this question accurately, such as whether you currently have a partnership agreement and what it says. Assuming that no agreement exists, generally you need a majority of partners to make major decisions. In your case, a combination of any two partners would constitute a majority.

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  • Neighbor/Police Harassment

    I am a college student and live in the neighborhood surrounding the campus. Recently, there have been growing tensions between the neighborhood and off campus students (not us specifically). We have one neighbor who throughout the beginning of t...

    Scott’s Answer

    I would suggest that you file a grievance with the precinct (probably W.LA) desk sargent. That will initiate an investigation which should result in the cops backing off...unless, of course, the investigation contradicts your claim.

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