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Hourly - Expert ($$$) - Est. Time: Less than 1 week, 10-30 hrs/week - Posted
Hello, I own a company that sales heat transfers (t shirt decals) to souvenir stores across the USA. Recently, we found a factoring company who is willing to finance our client’s invoices after the client purchased merchandise from us. I would like to create a short document between us and our clients that remove us from being liable for the collection of payment and the extension of credit. My company will only be responsible for providing the designs and the physical decals, and the factoring company will be responsible for extending the credit and collecting the payment. The key is to remove us from being charged back from the factoring company in the case the clients does not pay their invoices. I have attached the agreement the financial company would like us to sign. I would like to ask you: 1. Review the document and advise me on any other terms I can to protect my company 2. Prepare the short legal document for my clients to sign so I remove myself and my company from being responsible for any future invoices. Goodluck, Dan
Skills: Contract Drafting Contract Law Legal Consulting Legal writing
Hourly - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Time: 1 to 3 months, Less than 10 hrs/week - Posted
Contract Attorney or Paralegal Broad job description: Assist in the writing of Request for Order, file Response and Declarations from client and attorney in support of child custody, child support, spousal support and attorney fees. Background: I represent Husband/Petitioner. Petitioner filed RFO seeking child custody/visitation, attorney fees and spousal support. Wife opposed. We have wife's responsive declaration and Husband's reply. I like to file memo of points and authorities to brief the legal issues or supplemental response. In addition, I have set hired a Psychologist to counsel my client on how to best strategize and his declaration will be submitted. Goal is to take control of the issue before it turns into highly contested child custody case. Respondent/wife filed RFO and sought child support and attorney fees. Responsive declaration has not been filed and needs to be filed. Assist Family Law Attorney file a (1) Responsive Declaration and Memo of Points and Authorities by Petitioner (my client) to RFO by Respondent (opposite party) seeking child support and Attorney fees, and (2) supplement Petitioner's request by submitting additional declaration and evidence on RFO filed by the Petitioner to strengthen the case. 3) Memo on both RFOs and all issues. 4) Review Psychologist's report based on pleadings and file his declaration (to be prepared by Psychologist) but certain wordsmithing will be required. Both RFO will be heard on same day (10/04/2016). Issues involved: Child custody/visitation. Petitioner lives out of state and seeks legal custody and occasional visitation. Respondent opposes the request alleging abuse and no contact by father with the child and fraud (marrying her for green card). Spousal support. Whether fraud is a factor in determining spousal support. Impute income. What happens if a party quits job and shows as having been laid off. Falsifying income on FL 150 and not showing rental income on the investment property,, claiming loans from father etc.. other arguments/issues is: Whether Respondent's allegations are true or false and meant to stall the process and harass the Petitioner. whether Petitioner is unfit parent and relevancy of alleged immigration fraud to any of the issues (specifically spousal support) and imputation of income to wife (she quit job when she learnt that H is seeking support). Possible future issues/Possible new motion: Whether the court should appoint minor counsel for the child or order Brief Focused Assessment and order counseling for the wife and seek work order. Qualifications: CA attorney or paralegal. Access to legal library (public library Ok). minimum of 1 year experience in contested custody litigation and related issues/specifically motion and legal brief writing. Great writing and research skills. Able to turn around the project by 09/20/2016. What I will provide: 1. Basic research for Family Code section and some caselaw I have already done. You will be ready to go and know most of the law. 2. RFOs copies filed by both. 3. Feedback /notes from client. 4. copies of emails with opposing party (meet and confer). What I will need before I decide to work with you is a copy of legal brief or two to see and evaluate your knowledge and writing skills. This is also a sample of other projects I will have on regular ongoing basis.
Skills: Family Law Legal research Legal writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $80 - Posted
Please answer these questions in your own words and provide reputable sources (FDA, USDA, Dermatology Associations in USA only, etc.: -Are there 'gluten-free' labeling laws for cosmetics or personal care products? Where and how can I register to get the logo for my products? -What are the laws for labeling a cosmetic vegan? Where and how can I register to get the logo for my products? -What are the laws for labeling a cosmetic cruelty free? Where and how can I register to get the logo for my products? -What are the laws for labeling a cosmetic organic? Where and how can I register to get the logo for my products? -What are the laws for labeling a cosmetic fair trade? -In the USA (specifically selling out of California), is the manufacture of cosmetics or the seller of cosmetics liable for adverse reactions to products? -What would be proper protocol if a customer had an adverse reaction to a product? What if they had to go to the hospital? -What are the labeling laws for cosmetics; if I do not want to include the ingredients on the bottle or the box, where do I need to provide labels? -In a subscription shipment of cosmetics, do I need to provide an ingredient list every shipment? Or can I let them know where to find the ingredient list? (i.e. a website link)?
Skills: Internet research Legal research Writing
Hourly - Entry Level ($) - Est. Time: More than 6 months, 10-30 hrs/week - Posted
We need a hard working individual who has a great understanding of contract law in order to review and write legal documents including but not limited to human resource related contracts, servicer contracts, real estate contracts, and other business contracts. The following skills are needed for the position included but not limited to: Extensive knowledge of Contract Law. Available to review contracts within a 1 to 2 day time frame. Strong Legal background. Strong communication skills. Real estate and distressed debt knowledge a plus. **Must have a law degree.
Skills: Contract Drafting Contract Law Corporate Law Employment Law Real Estate Law
Fixed-Price - Expert ($$$) - Est. Budget: $50 - Posted
For a marketing website we are developing, we need proofreading and advice of the three different types of 'Terms and Conditions- we have prepared to be published, each corresponding to a specific service of such website. As a UK based company, we respond to the English Contract Law, therefore we are seeking for the guidance of a fully fledged British lawyey or expert. For now researching and analysing the documents and case law to ensure the accuracy of advice and procedure is only needed. At a later time, supervising the implementation of agreements and acting on our behalf in disputes and representing us in court, if necessary, could also be needed. Therefore, we would like to structure a long term business relationship and we think that starting from this helps you to better master the core of what we do for this project, in order for you to follow it closely on the legal side for us.
Skills: Content Writing Contract Drafting Contract Law Contract Manufacturing English Proofreading Internet Marketing Legal Consulting Legal writing Marketing strategy
Fixed-Price - Expert ($$$) - Est. Budget: $300 - Posted
Hi, we have a simple online marketplace where customers may find freelance translators for language services. We need to prepare the terms and conditions and privacy policy for the website. We have collected many similar Terms and Conditions and privacy policy of most of the similar website and done an initial draft. Now we need a lawyer to draft and polish the Terms and Conditions based on what we have and some more input from us about the website. The existing draft is based on an Terms and Conditions automatically generated by a website, which allows only personal uses. Then we also copied almost half of the content from the Terms and Conditions of other websites. Now the draft has almost all that we need (safe to say more than 98%). We need the lawyer to rewrite the Terms and Conditions and privacy policy to avoid any IP, e.g. copyright issues so that it can be for commercial uses.
Skills: Contract Drafting Legal writing Writing
Hourly - Entry Level ($) - Est. Time: Less than 1 week, 10-30 hrs/week - Posted
My client would like to hire a woman she met in Fiji to come to the United States to be her Nanny. She needs help researching this process. Please outline the best/easiest way to hire someone from a foreign country or obtain/sponsor an extended visa (travel/cultural exchange??) Does anything specific need to be done when it's a foreign nanny as opposed to other type of worker? Is there any company that makes this process simpler?