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Dog bite liability in Washington State

Does having a “doggy record” influence or impact whether or not a dog will be liable for biting someone in a public place? No.   RCW 16.08.040 Dog bites—Liability. (1) The owner of any dog which shall bite any person while such person is in or on a public place or lawfully in or on a […]

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Facebook Marketplace – Commercial Terms for Sellers

What are your obligations as a seller when you sell something on Facebook Marketplace?   Have a question about a deal gone sour on Facebook Marketplace? What are your rights and responsibilities? Commerce Product Merchant Agreement  The following terms (“Merchant Terms”) apply to your use of any commerce service (each, a “Merchant Commerce Feature”) we […]

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Services Agreement Form

    Got a question about a property you service? See Form Agreement Below: SERVICES AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”) dated             , 2020   (the “Effective Date”) by and between LONE STAR STATE REALTY HOLDINGS, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Service Provider”) and                     , a                      (“Manager”). RECITALS Manager is the asset manager of                      (together with its subsidiaries, the […]

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Art Purchase Agreement

What all will you need to think about when parting with your artistic treasure?   FORM OF ART PURCHASE AGREEMENT Dated as of [_________], 2020 This Art Purchase Agreement is entered into as of the date first set forth above (the “Effective Date”) by and between Da Vinci Gallery, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company […]

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How has compliance with UK’s anti-corruption law(s) changed pre and post Brexit?

What did the state of anti corruption policy look like ten years ago? How has that changed? What changes will Brexit bring? Once the smoke clears and the rhetoric dies away, how will money move? What will the ten year legal outlook be for people doing shady business in shady corners of the globe? Do […]

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Advisory Board Agreement

  What does a board member agreement look like? What are the nuts and bolts? What are the negotiable terms? What are important features or considerations to take into account when entering this type of agreement? Are board members independent contractors? Do we need to cover expenses? Does the board member need to be indemnified?  […]

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Reading the Riot Act

  The Riot Act 1714 (1 Geo.1 St.2 c.5) was an act of the Parliament of Great Britain which authorized authorities to declare any group of ≥12 people to be unlawfully assembled and to disperse or face punitive action. The phrase itself has passed into common usage for a stern reprimand or warning of consequences. […]

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Lots of new businesses – lots of new ideas!

What does ‘intellectual property right’ mean, and what categories of rights are there? IP rights are intangible, in that they aren’t real property you can touch.  Another way of thinking of this is they are rights that are created by the work of the human imagination and intelligence. The most common categories are copyrights, trademarks, […]

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Not all legal publications are created equally

LexisNexis is the winner I continuously comparison shop between different legal publications. Axiomatically they should all be equal since they are all based on the same set of laws, right?  But, they are not. Right now, for the type of law I practice, LexisNexis is hands down the winner. Yes, it is super expensive next […]

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Ghosts on the property? Real Estate Disclosures in Washington State

Ghosts on the property? Real Estate Disclosures in Washington State To my knowledge, Washington State does not have any mandatory psychological effects disclosures, meaning the seller is not obliged to disclose that the former occupant had a dreaded disease, or the property was the site of some grisly murder, or if there is a known […]