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Limited Liability Corporation

I have s corp but I out of business. I have vendors demanding money which I dont have I have been struggling to file an s corp bankruptcy. I need to find s corp bankruptcy lawyer?

Please update your post with the city and state you are located in. You may also wish to contact your local or state Bar association. Most have referral services that you can take advantage of.

Holding company?

Holding company is a generic term for a parent entity that owns and/or controls all or part of one or more children entities, typically with overlapping control. To explore how LegalZoom can assist with this, it is best to discuss your ideas with your LegalZoom provider law firm. Jeffrey Lippman's offices are located in Leesburg, Virginia. Mr. Lippman is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland, and his comments may only apply to those jurisdictions. If your question applies to a different jurisdiction you should check with an attorney in that jurisdiction. The information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

Incorporation

How do I write a buy sell agreement?

LegalZoom can provide access to our online database of Legal Forms. Our Legal Forms database contains over 100 different legal forms for a variety of different business purposes. Our forms individually are $59.00, but you also have the option to purchase unlimited access on a subscription basis: either for the forms exclusively or by bundling the forms with access to our attorney network through our Business Legal Plan. This is a subscription service for that will grant you access to all of the forms in our database as long as you are an active subscriber, as well as attorney consultations to discuss and review the forms to ensure the form will fit your specific situation. The forms you are requesting may be available in this subscription, and you can browse the available forms prior to subscribing to ensure that the form(s) you need are available. http://www.legalzoom.com/legalforms/home.html http://www.legalzoom.com/attorneys-lawyers/legal-plans/business.html

How would I get an ein number?

An EIN is a federal registration and LegalZoom can certainly assist you in obtaining an EIN for your business. You can find the questionnaire for this package here http://www.legalzoom.com/additional-business-services/ein-federal-tax-identification-number.html

Sole Proprietorship

I want to start a sole proprietorship, can I do legal paperwork under my name and use a fictitious business name on my website/products without getting a dba?

The answer to this questions will differ from state to state. For instance, in California, filing the name as a fictitious business name would be unnecessary as long as the business name includes your last name. You should contact a business attorney in your state with your Legal Zoom provider law firm.

I want to legally protect the name of my band?

That type of protection is typically achieved via a Trademark. LegalZoom and the provider firms offer Trademark services. I recommend you explore your options with LegalZoom or schedule a consultation with your provider law firm. Jeffrey Lippman's offices are located in Leesburg, Virginia. Mr. Lippman is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland, and his comments may only apply to those jurisdictions. If your question applies to a different jurisdiction you should check with an attorney in that jurisdiction. The information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

Non Profit

Do you have to have all board members in place before the non profit is official?

While this may differ based on State, the general answer is yes, there must be a Board identified prior to an entity obtaining tax exempt status. To discuss this more thoroughly, please schedule a consultation with your provider law firm. Jeffrey Lippman's offices are located in Leesburg, Virginia. Mr. Lippman is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland, and his comments may only apply to those jurisdictions. If your question applies to a different jurisdiction you should check with an attorney in that jurisdiction. The information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

What are differences of non-profit and 501c3?

Non-profit is a broad term that covers several different types of organizations that are recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. A 501(c)3 is one of those organizations. Specifically it has 1. an exempt purpose (like educational, religious, preventing cruelty to animals, promotion of amateur sports, etc.) 2. no money can benefit a private individual and 3. the purpose is not to influence legislation (lobbying). There are many other types of non-profits such as social clubs, trade organizations and employee pensions, to name a few. ATTORNEY ADVERTISEMENT. The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements. Amy Hutchens' offices are located in Kansas City, Missouri. Ms. Hutchens is licensed to practice law in the state of Kansas and Missouri and her comments may only apply in those states. If your question applies to a different state you should check with an attorney in that state. The information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

501(c)3

I have to refill the 503c1 do you do this?

Both LegalZoom and many of the provider firms offer 501(c)(3) related services. It is unclear what you mean by re-file. I encourage you to schedule a consult with your provider law firm. Jeffrey Lippman's offices are located in Leesburg, Virginia. Mr. Lippman is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland, and his comments may only apply to those jurisdictions. If your question applies to a different jurisdiction you should check with an attorney in that jurisdiction. The information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

I need a new will a simple one?

LegalZoom can assist you with your Will. We offer a Last Will and Testament, as well as a Living Will. A Last Will and Testament is a document that states how a person’s property will be distributed upon his or her passing. It also names who's in charge of managing the estate and who would be the guardian of any minor children. A Living Will, on the other hand, is a document that is effective while the person is living, and spells out your decisions regarding whether to prolong life by artificial life support when suffering from terminal illness, are in a coma, or in a vegetative state. A living will has nothing to do with who receives a person’s property. You can compare our estate planning documents here: https://www.legalzoom.com/personal/estate-planning/compare.html#/questions-1