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How Can I Patent an Idea While I’m Still Trying to Find Capital for My Business?

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  Hi Joe, How can I patent an idea and keep it from the public while I am still trying to find capital for my business? What could I do to protect my ideas while I’m in school? – Tiana Holmes   Barely Legal Radio w/ Joe Escalante: You have to actually apply for patent […]

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March 3rd, 2014 at 9:43 am

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Should I Do a Sole Proprietorship or LLC for My Photography Business?

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Hi Joe, I’m a photographer and planning on starting a business (professional service) under my name. I would be the only one in the business and it’s mostly just freelance stuff. Can I just do a sole proprietorship or should it be an LLC? – Jason Landrum Barely Legal Radio w/ Joe Escalante: I would […]

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March 3rd, 2014 at 9:09 am

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“Get Your Legal House in Order” Google+ Hangout

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Hear a panel of experts discuss the various ways small businesses can get their legal house in order as the year comes to a close.

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December 4th, 2013 at 9:42 am

How Can I Ensure I Own My Business Name, Slogan, Logo and Website Legally?

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Joe, How do I make sure that I own my business name, slogan, logo and website legally so no one else can claim it??? -Sunshine R. Barely Legal Radio w/ Joe Escalante There are different types of protection based on different types of use. You can copyright designs that you use for a logo, website, […]

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Written by Joe Escalante

November 26th, 2013 at 12:23 pm

Is Using LegalZoom to Make a Will Perfectly Legal in My State (Oregon)?

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Joe, Is using LegalZoom to make a will perfectly legal in my state (Oregon)? My father-in-law is a (will and trust) attorney in Illinois, and when I asked him, he said, “See an attorney in Oregon.” We had a will done in Washington ($600) and don’t want to spend another $600 for the same (simple) […]

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Written by Joe Escalante

November 26th, 2013 at 12:13 pm

Can I Write a Biopic Screenplay Without Getting the Rights?

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Joe, Can I write a biographic screenplay about the life of a worldwide famous personally without getting the life rights from the individual’s estate? The person is on the level of Charlie Chaplin in fame, with many books and TV shows about them. If I research from those books and shows, do I need to […]

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Written by Joe Escalante

November 7th, 2013 at 9:49 am

When Evicting a Tenant Who is Getting Rental Assistance, Can I Serve Them with a 3-Day Notice?

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Hello Joe, When evicting a tenant who is getting rental assistance due to failure to pay rent, can I serve them with a 3-Day Notice? I received part of the rent from the rental assistance, but not the rest due from the tenant. (Month-to-month lease; they just moved in on May 2013.) Thank you! – […]

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Written by Joe Escalante

November 7th, 2013 at 9:49 am

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