Ross Deshong Meador’s Answers

Ross Deshong Meador

Newport Beach Business Attorney.

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  1. If a client signs a contract to pay a fee, but cancells before she actually pays, does she still owe for the contract amount?

    Answered about 6 years ago.

    1. Ross Deshong Meador
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    It depends. We cannot give you a complete answer without reading the exact language of the contract. Also keep in mind that the client may be liable only for the net amount of your damages. In other words, if you saved some money or were able to take on a new client because the first client cancelled, you would have to deduct that savings or additional earnings from the amount you were owed. Having said that, it sounds like you are owed something. If they refuse to pay, your best bet may...

  2. LLC in one State and C-Corp in another. Is there a better alternative?

    Answered about 6 years ago.

    1. Ross Deshong Meador
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    You are correct that an LLC is not permitted to apply for a contractor's license in California. The best solution for you will depend on a number of factors and it will largely be driven by tax considerations. I assume the reason you prefer the LLC form is so that you can have a pass-through entity for tax purposes. Are there other reasons that you prefer an LLC? Are you the only owner of the LLC or are there other members? A single member LLC will be effectively ignored by the IRS - your...

  3. How do I get REMOVED from Articles of Incorporation since recent employment termination

    Answered about 6 years ago.

    1. Ross Deshong Meador
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    The way to remove your name from the Articles is for the company to file an amemdment with the Ohio Secretary of State. It may be that the Articles merely list the initial Board members, and the fact that you have resigned does not require an amendment. I suggest that you send a letter to the President of the company confirming that you have resigned as a director and requesting that the Articles be amended to remove your name. If the company fails to file the amendment, it is not your...

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  4. Where do i find a free legal rental agreement

    Answered about 6 years ago.

    1. Ross Deshong Meador
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    Nolo Press has all that you need. Go to Nolo.com and click on "property & money." No, I don't work for them; I just like their books.

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