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If I File for Bankruptcy, Can They Take My SSI (Supplemental Security Income)?

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Mr. Escalante, I can’t pay any more of my credit card bills and need to file bankruptcy. I need help. They can’t take away my SSI, can they? My SSI is direct deposited in my bank. Thank you, Sir. – Stormy Storms   Barely Legal Radio w/ Joe Escalante They can’t attach that income to […]

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Written by Joe Escalante

June 23rd, 2014 at 10:11 am

Can I Take a Picture of Something in a Store/Business and Use It on My Website?

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Hi Joe, Walking into a business, can I just take a picture of something and use it on my website or do I need to speak to the owner first? (I know the deal with faces.) Thanks. – Max Walter   Barely Legal Radio w/ Joe Escalante Yes and no. They might have a posted […]

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Written by Joe Escalante

June 23rd, 2014 at 10:05 am

The USPTO Refused My Trademark – What Do I Do Next?

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Hi Joe, I filled to register my trademark, which is a clothing brand. But, the USPTO refused it due to “Section 2(d) Refusal – Likelihood of Confusion” and “Disclaimer Required.” I don’t know what to do next. – Gustavo Santana       Barely Legal Radio w/ Joe Escalante Follow the instructions on the Office action […]

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Written by Johanna

May 23rd, 2014 at 8:45 am

How Important Is a Band Partnership Agreement?

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Hey Joe – How important is a partnership agreement between the band before distribution and any money comes in? – Mike Bush   Barely Legal Radio w/ Joe Escalante This is way more important than copyrighting songs in my opinion. If you have a partnership agreement in place before there is a hint of success […]

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Written by Joe Escalante

February 3rd, 2014 at 2:58 pm

I Have a Great Idea for a Business But No Money – Any Advice?

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I have a great idea for a business that I am at least 90% positive would succeed. Problem is I am not a millionaire, so I don’t really have the money to even get the ball rolling, so to speak. Any advice or ideas? – Nick Greco   Barely Legal Radio w/ Joe Escalante My […]

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Written by Johanna

February 3rd, 2014 at 2:57 pm