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  • Do I need a personal injury lawyer?

    Asked by a user in Seattle, WA - over 2 years ago.

    You should talk to a lawyer. Avvo rates and profiles 90% of the personal injury lawyers in WA - see the list below. You might also look into speaking to a couple of the many attorneys who gave you...

    5 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • What is the legal definition of slander, libel/slander

    Asked by a user in Fort Lauderdale, FL - over 6 years ago.

    In plain english, it is one person harming the reputation of a second person by TELLING a lie about the second person. It is distinguished from WRITING a lie, which is libel. Both libel and slander...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • We have a startup with a team of 9 people and we just release the beta of our saas product and thinking M&A

    Asked by a user in Bellevue, WA - about 2 years ago.

    This is largely a banking question, not a legal question. Still, let me offer my thoughts based on my corporate development experience. First, I’m a big believer that if you focus on M&A from the...

    4 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Where can I find out about a lawyer and what % of case's won and type of case's

    Asked by a user in Seattle, WA - over 7 years ago.

    Also, don't forget Avvo's Track Record feature. On any attorney's profile (look at the "Overview" tab), you can see different cases that the lawyer has worked on. Track Record is unique because it...

    2 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • How should equity be written on legal documents; In terms of number of shares, or percentage?

    Asked by a user in Los Angeles, CA - about 2 years ago.

    First of all, you are smart to be thinking about your grant as a percentage rather than an absolute number. However, that is a percentage of the fully diluted equity *at the time of your grant.*...

    4 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • How many shares should a founder of a business sacrifice if he does not want to actively run the business?

    Asked by a user in New York, NY - 6 months ago.

    There is no “right” answer here. It is all a question of what is fair to everyone involved, with imo a percentage advantage to those who will be grinding it out every day. I’m a big believer on...

    3 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Seeking family law attorney to help in child custody matter in Walla Walla WA area

    Asked by a user in Walla Walla, WA - over 6 years ago.

    It is hard to find a lawyer that will do work for free. If you qualify there are some programs that offer free legal assistance. You should contact WA Legal Aid. They help low income individuals,...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • Which State to create an LLC and mortgage transfer requirements

    Asked by a user in Tacoma, WA - over 6 years ago.

    Is this acceptable if the real property is physically located in CA? Yes. Are we required to transfer the mortgage on this home to the LLC as it is already in both of our names? If you want the...

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • Failed vasectomy

    Asked by a user in Tacoma, WA - over 6 years ago.

    Here is a simlar question that addresses your questions: http://www.avvo.com/legal-answers/vasectomy-came-undone--317.html

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  • Bankruptcy

    Asked by a user in Gig Harbor, WA - over 6 years ago.

    Here is a link to the top Avvo-rated lawyers in Tacoma: http://www.avvo.com/search/lawyer_search?q=bankruptcy&loc=tacoma%2C+WA

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer