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Beth Kristin Rautiola

Irvine Business Attorney.

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  1. How do i evict my ex from my condo in rockland county new york.property is in my name and she necer paid rent but wont leave?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Steven Warren Smollens
    2. Yefim Rubinov
    3. Beth Kristin Rautiola
    3 lawyer answers

    Hire an attorney with experience in evictions (unlawful detainer actions). Be super honest with the attorney - the attorney needs to know if you had any verbal or written agreements with your ex related to the property. In California, where I practice, if a landlord is NOT trying to collect money from the tenant and just wants the tenant out, the procedure can go very quickly. Determine with your attorney if you will seek financial damages or just possession of the property. Be prepared to...

  2. Can I donate portions of proceeds from my online store to multiple nonprofits?

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Beth Kristin Rautiola
    1 lawyer answer

    You are allowed to give your profits to charity. You can coordinate your efforts with the specific Charities and confirm their 501 (c) exempt status. Failure to confirm the exempt status could result in a non-deductible gift. Depending on your business, you may be limited on the the business deductions for profits given to charity. Individuals and most businesses are limited to deducting only 50% of the profits (AGI). Ebay's Giving Works may be a nice option to get started until you have...

  3. Legal issue re sale of business and non compete

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Erik Hammarlund
    2. Christine R. Fitzgerald
    3. Beth Kristin Rautiola
    3 lawyer answers

    While you may not be bound to a non-compete covenant, you need to consider the legal implication of misappropriating proprietary informaiton to solicit clients. In California, there are legal issues related to proprietary information. How do you have the contact informaiton for the clients? If the information was attained through your employment with Company A, the list of clients and contact info is likely a proprietary list that belongs to Company A ( as sold to Company B). You need to...