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Taren C. on ContractsCounsel
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December 4, 2023

Taren C.

Attorney
Free Consultation
Royal Palm Beach, Florida
4 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Nova Southeastern University

The Castro Law Firm, located in Royal Palm Beach, Florida, provides a range of legal services to clients that focus on probate, estate plannnig and business matters. Our staff is fluent in Spanish. We offer free consultations and virtual appointments.

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Tayane O.

Attorney
Free Consultation
Boca Raton, Florida
7 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law, Cum Laude

Tayane M. Oliveira is a founding partner at Vannucci Oliveira. With a concentration in family law, Tayane is renowned for her commitment to providing compassionate yet powerful representation to her clients. Her experience as an associate attorney at Brodzki Jacobs & Brook, coupled with her unwavering dedication to her clients' welfare, prepared her for her current role at Vannucci Oliveira. Tayane's academic achievements are a testament to her rigorous intellectual curiosity and dedication to her profession. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice, supplemented by a minor in Psychology, from Florida Atlantic University in 2013. The culmination of her academic pursuit came in 2017, when she earned her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the esteemed Nova Southeastern University's Shepard Broad College of Law. Before co-founding Vannucci Oliveira, Tayane honed her skills in the heat of the courtroom, representing clients in an array of general civil litigation matters. This diversified exposure instilled in her an ability to tackle complex legal challenges, a skill she employs to benefit her clients in family law. Originally from Brazil, Tayane brings an international perspective to her practice. When not delving into legal briefs or advocating for her clients, she indulges in travelling, reading, spoiling her puppies, and exercising, activities that not only rejuvenate her but also provide her with a broader perspective on the world and her practice. *Supreme Court Certified Portuguese Speaking Mediator

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December 11, 2023

Ido A.

Owner, Law Firm
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Fort Lauderdale, FL
16 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
J.D., University of Miami

Ido Alexander is dedicated to helping his clients identify risks and understand how to navigate the unknowns. He has a keen ability to sort through the noise to develop strategies for growth and advance clients' interests. An experienced counsel, he focuses on finding solutions for businesses, estate planning needs, helping resolve complex and strategic disputes, and at times restructuring through bankruptcy or out of court, while keeping his clients' financial health as the top priority.

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January 3, 2024

Zenaida R.

Associate Attorney
Free Consultation
Miami, Florida
1 Yr Experience
Licensed in FL
St. Thomas University

I proudly hold an active membership with The Florida Bar, I successfully passed the Florida Bar examination in September 2023. My journey into the legal realm began over 5 years ago with dedicated service as a law clerk, where I provided indispensable support at previous law firms. I have distinguished legal expertise in the realm of transational matters. I am highly experienced in entity formations, commercial transactions, mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance & compliance, and business immigration services. I have prepared many independent contractor agreements, employment agreements, purchase and sale agreements, EB-1 and 2 visas, to name a few. I am an adept learner, professional, and committed to high quality legal work.

Lissette E. on ContractsCounsel
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February 12, 2024

Lissette E.

Attorney
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Miami
12 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL DC, NY
St. Thomas University School of Law

Lissette's legal career, spanning over a decade, is distinguished by her significant achievements in civil litigation and her versatile practice in immigration and corporate law. She has demonstrated a formidable presence in the courtroom, securing a verdict of over two million dollars for a client and settling claims totaling more than three million dollars against insurance companies. She is proficient in complex litigation and corporate matters, assisting corporations with entity formation and regulatory compliance. Her work ensures that businesses not only start on a solid legal foundation but also maintain adherence to legal standards as they grow and evolve. Lissette's tenure at the Department of Justice has also been particularly influential. Working directly with immigration judges, she has developed a nuanced understanding of immigration policies and law, enabling her to craft winning strategies that address the unique challenges faced by her clients. Her career is further enriched by her previous teaching engagements at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, where she shared her comprehensive knowledge and experience with aspiring lawyers. Lissette's multifaceted expertise underscores her deep-rooted commitment to legal advocacy and excellence, making her a valued counselor and advocate. Known for her tailored client solutions, Lissette achieves successful outcomes across various legal domains.

Davy K. on ContractsCounsel
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March 14, 2024

Davy K.

Founding Attorney
Free Consultation
Florida
3 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Nova Southeastern University

I am a Swiss-American lawyer based in Florida and specialize in business, investments, and other civil matters. I have won many cases in both state and federal litigation, and arbitration. Before litigation or arbitration, however, I like to prevent these legal disputes by ensuring my clients base their business on strong concrete contracts that will protect them even decades down the road. My clients are my top priority, which is why they get my personal cell and can reach me anytime. My firm is also established on the extremely high standards of professionalism, transparent itemized billing, fast turnaround times and more. For more information, visit: https://www.transnationalmatters.com/

Marlene G. on ContractsCounsel
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May 14, 2024

Marlene G.

Real Estate Lawyer, Sole Practitioner
Free Consultation
Miami, FL
32 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Stetson University College of Law

Highly skilled Real Estate Counsel delivering favorable outcomes for clients in real estate transactional matters. Extremely effective negotiator, detail oriented and a licensed real estate broker. Served as In-House counsel for an international real estate development company for more than 10 years.

Robert C. on ContractsCounsel
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June 5, 2024
Liliette A. on ContractsCounsel
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June 6, 2024

Liliette A.

Attorney
Free Consultation
Miami, Florida
1 Yr Experience
Licensed in FL
St. Thomas University, School of Law

I have been in the legal field since 2015 starting as an intern, moving my way up to paralegal to making my final way to Attorney. As an attorney I worked in civil litigation for a brief period of time and then I got into the the immigration field.

Matthew G. on ContractsCounsel
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June 20, 2024

Matthew G.

Attorney
Free Consultation
Miami, Florida
1 Yr Experience
Licensed in FL
Nova Southeastern University

I am a dedicated Florida attorney with nearly one year of professional experience and an LL.M. in Taxation earned in 2023. Since 2021, I have honed my skills as a law clerk, focusing on Taxation and estate planning. My background also includes substantial experience in business litigation, family law, criminal defense, and personal injury, making me well-equipped to handle a diverse range of legal issues.

Tracy K. on ContractsCounsel
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June 21, 2024

Tracy K.

Attorney
Free Consultation
Davie, FL
29 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL CA, MA
Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center

I have been practicing law for 28 years. I have extensive legal experience in contract disputes and drafting demand letters. I have handled hundreds of depositions, drafted and responded to written discovery, demand letters, and handled pretrial matters, motions and memoranda. I am licensed to practice law in five states (FL, MA, GA, CA, CO). I believe I have extensive knowledge and experience that would be beneficial to your clients.

Yi S. on ContractsCounsel
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June 24, 2024

Yi S.

Attorney
Free Consultation
Miami, FL
10 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
St. Thomas University School of Law

I am an attorney with 10 years of experience providing legal services in U.S. immigration. My comprehensive understanding of immigration regulations has achieved favorable outcomes and helped clients reach their goals. I handle a wide variety of immigration matters including family-based and employment-based non-immigrant and immigrant visas, with a specialization in business visas and particularly EB-5 investor visas, marriage-based petitions, and naturalizations among other immigration services. I am skilled in guiding companies and individuals through the complexities of U.S. immigration policies. Separately, I am licensed as a Florida Real Estate Sales Associate and have over 2 decades of experience with residential leasing, property management, contract work, and Homeowners Associations. I am adept at handling and resolving conflicts as well as facilitating real estate contracts and other transactions.

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Startup Legal Questions and Answers

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Software Agreement

Florida

Asked on Jun 9, 2023

Software agreement and maintenance?

I am an entrepreneur who is planning to launch a new software product. I am in the process of negotiating a software agreement with a potential partner, and I need to make sure that I understand my obligations regarding maintenance of the software. I have limited experience in this area and need to ensure that I have a comprehensive agreement that covers all of the necessary points.

Daniel D.

Answered Jul 18, 2023

Your maintenance obligations will largely depend on what is written into the software agreement between you and your partner. If you and your partner agree you can have a very broad or very limited obligation, but it should be clear so you avoid any disputes in the future. A comprehensive agreement can include any provisions you and your partner agree on as long as it does not violate State Law or Public Policy.

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LLC

Texas

Asked on May 24, 2023

LLC tax advantages?

I recently started a small business and am considering forming a limited liability company (LLC). I understand that LLCs provide certain protections for business owners, but I am not clear on the tax advantages of an LLC. I would like to know what kind of tax benefits I could expect if I form an LLC.

Jimmy V.

Answered May 30, 2023

LLCs are "pass-through" entities for tax purposes. In other words, there is no income tax due on the company level. The distributions "pass through" to you and you report them on your personal tax return. This prevents double taxation.

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Shareholders Agreement

Ohio

Asked on Jun 12, 2023

How to track shareholders agreements?

I am a business owner and I have recently incorporated my business. As part of the incorporation process, I have created a shareholders agreement with my co-founders. I am looking to ensure that this agreement is properly tracked, documented, and monitored over time. I am seeking guidance on the best methods to track shareholders agreements and any advice on how to ensure the agreement is being followed.

Paul S.

Answered Jun 23, 2023

There are cap table management companies such as Carta and Pulley, that can help with this (for a fee). As long as your company has only issued common stock, maintaining a cap table and stock ledger in Excel is more than adequate. I also recommend storing PDFs of the stock purchase agreements in a cloud-based folder labeled "Stock Purchase Agreements." In terms of officer roles, the corporation's Secretary is responsible for maintaining these shareholder records.

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C Corp

Ohio

Asked on May 22, 2023

C corp and equity dilution?

I am an entrepreneur who is in the process of forming a C Corp. I am looking to raise capital to fund my business and I am considering issuing equity to potential investors. I am concerned that issuing equity to investors could lead to dilution of my ownership, so I am looking for legal advice on the best way to structure my equity offerings to minimize dilution.

Paul S.

Answered Jun 23, 2023

If you want to avoid dilution, then you need to fund the business with your own resources, and pay all your workers with money rather than equity. Otherwise, when building a business, dilution is simply a reality you have to live with. You can start out with a large amount of ownership, for example, 80% of the authorized shares, but over time dilution is inevitable. Which would you rather have, 90% of a company worth $200,000, or 55% of a company worth $1 million?

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Equity Agreement

Massachusetts

Asked on Oct 25, 2021

What is the best way to receive equity compensation for work as a consultant?

I work as a fractional CFO to startup companies providing monthly services for a fixed fee. I'm looking to put in place an agreement where I receive a fixed rate of cash compensation each month, along with a fixed dollar rate of equity compensation each month. Given that these are startups, the valuation is generally not known at the time of the agreement. What is the best way to structure this arangement?

Moss S.

Answered Nov 30, 2021

It is always difficult to set a fair compensation package when a valuation of a company for equity purposes is unknown. Normally when funding a startup company, investors are given a valuation for their investment should the company be successful. If this is not ascertainable, I would suggest setting forth certain milestones of the amount of time expended and relate that to a percentage of equity in the company.

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