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If a lawyer stuffs up providing non-legal services, is their stance as a lawyer affected?

Luke is a lawyer, but he also provides services which do not require any professional license whatsoever. Like, for example, software development, or registered agent. One day, providing such services,...
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How to legally sell installation of Windows 7 as a service?

I want to start a business. I will legally buy OEM keys for Windows 7 and then install them on machines and sell that as a service. Do I need some kind of license for that?
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Is VS Code Server usage a service? [closed]

According to the Common questions section VS Code Server cannot be run as a service. If I preinstall and configure a web instance for each developer, would that be a kind of unpaid “service”?
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Is it legal to collect payment for event entertainment services up front in case they cancel?

Is it legal for a children's entertainment company (that provides services like face painting and balloon animals) to take full payment up front to reserve a client's date? It would be in order for ...
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Missing the deadline for statutory cancellation period but inquiring about it before

Bob has entered into an extended service contract. As is required by the law there must be allowed a 14 day cooling off period. But how is this figured? In other words, what types of communication are ...
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As a provider of deep synthesis services hosted in the US but have customers based in China, must I make sure that my service contains watermarks?

I read on https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2022/12/china-bans-ai-generated-media-without-watermarks/; Providers of deep synthesis services shall add signs that do not affect the use of ...
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Is it legal for Blizzard to completely shut down Overwatch 1 in order to replace it with Overwatch 2?

Overwatch (1) was a multiplayer first-person shooter video game created by Blizzard. It was released in 2016 and cost around 40€. Earlier this year, Overwatch 1 was shut down: The servers are down. ...
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How do email delivery services store users' email addresses in a GDPR compliant way?

Mailchimp, Twilio, Hubspot and other services provide apis to save lists of email-addresses and send them emails (marketing, technical, etc.). Even if a user asked to unsubscribe, those services will ...
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What is the "date of service" of a UK fixed penalty notice?

A cousin just asked my thoughts on a letter he received about an alleged speeding offence. The letter was the standard UK one that is sent out after a speed camera detection, and is fairly simple, so ...
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Does the labor code supersede an employment contract for notice service? (Canada, NS)

Just a technical question. My employment contract states that notices must be served by Courier, Mail or Email and that my notice period is 30 days from service. The NS Labor Code states: Notice of ...
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Understanding legalese in a UK template service agreement

I'm reading a template service agreement prepared by a UK private limited company for an executive role, and I struggle to understand this clause 13.11, which concerns the post-termination ...
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Do I have legal obligation to change the payment method at a restaurant, if they refuse to (but have the ability to) accept my credit card?

I ate in a restaurant one day and paid with my Discover credit card. The restaurant reluctantly accepted it but told me that this card incurs a higher fee to them. The next day after my meal, they ...
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Serving process on a name, account number and sort code [duplicate]

Suppose one would like to exercise statutory rights against a trader who would like not to honour them and thus force the consumer to resort to small claims court. But all they have is a phone number, ...
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Must restaurants serve water for free to their customers in France?

https://www.economie.gouv.fr/dgccrf/Publications/Vie-pratique/Fiches-pratiques/Carafe-d-eau-verre-d-eau (mirror 1, mirror 2) states: La carafe d'eau ordinaire en accompagnement du repas est inclue ...
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Are terms of use considered a contract from GDPR point of view?

If service terms of use doesn’t talk about setting up a contract between the company and the user, can you use «execution of contract» as the lawfulness for GDPR processing ? If signup data is ...
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California - Lawsuits & Services

If you do a service for someone without disclosing or discussing the price, and the customer doesn't pay, could you sue? If someone asks for a service, let’s say an animation or along the lines of ...
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If notice in certified mail is required by statute, does that rule out compliance if one also asserts statutory confidentiality of settlement talks?

For example, the CLRA (Cal. Civ. Code §§ 1782, 1750, et seq.) requires notice of demand 30 days prior to the commencement of an action in certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, ...
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Locating summoned witnesses to serve the summons

Suppose a party to a proceeding has obtained summons to a witness from the court. The witness lives in the town (as per their digital footprint) but is not responsive. The party has no idea where to ...
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Legalities behind software freelancing for someone in England which sells properties in EU

I have a friend who is a British Citizen who's also born in England. The same is true for me. He wants me to develop an application for him where he'll be selling/renting property to people (as part ...
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Constitutional Law in the absence of service-process

Can a Federal Judge make findings that substantially affects the property interests of third persons who are not and never were before the court {no action commenced against them, and no process) ...
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How to serve a summons to payment hearing to a debtor?

Must the creditor personally serve the debtor face to face? Is it OK to put the document inside a regular envelope and must the envelope be labelled with anything? Must the creditor say anything to ...
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What happens if someone moves home to avoid a payment hearing?

If legal action has been started against someone, what happens if they move homes? For example, if an order for a defendant to pay someone money is made, what would happen if they just moved homes so ...
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Why can the plaintiff not serve papers themselves onto a defendant? I'm honestly curious about the rationale behind this

Since defective service has its own consequences, a plaintiff has an incentive to service correctly, so I'm curious why a neutral party has to serve in some places like California? Also, to what ...
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Can I avoid a tax foreclosure by evading service of the summons?

Help me understand how property tax works. If the property tax has to be served as a lawsuit- correct me if that is wrong- then I see problems. I buy a huge amount of property in an area. I live in ...
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Appeal rights loss if refuse to be served?

If a defendant refuses to be served, can the plaintiff file a motion (?) so that the defendant loses their rights to make an appeal of the judgment?
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Is it illegal to buy and/or sell "feet pics" or pictures of feet if the seller is a minor?

Curious about this -- I'm not a buyer of such things. A growing trend online that has been booming is females selling pictures of their feet online, very often to male buyers. If the seller happens to ...
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What happens if service is not clear?

Suppose that I have issued a civil claim against a defendant under the UK's Civil Procedure Rules [CPR] §8, which is a simplified procedure often used if no material disputes of fact are involved. The ...
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"Shared" Image Rights on a Commissioned Work

A few months ago, me and a few friends commissioned an artist to do a logo for our website. We described the idea very thoroughly, sending them sketches of our own which we requested them to interpret ...
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Ownership of sites and smart contracts

If I am an owner of a site, I can place restrictions on its usage even if the site software is licensed under an open source license such as GPL or AGPL, right? Which law allows me to place such ...
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Certificate of Service for Colorado Notice To Quit

When serving a tenant with a Colorado Notice To Quit, must the Certificate Of Service of the Notice be notarized, either before or after serving the tenant?
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Using an Apartment's Recycling Bin

An individual drives into an apartment complex, of which they do not reside, and adds an item to the recycling bin. This occurance is hypothetically during COVID-19, during Washington's "Stay Home, ...
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Offering a free service (SaaS) via website as a personal individual person in Germany for everybody (global)

Want to offer a free service to scan code via my website (Software as a Service - SaaS) . It will be free for now, run as a individual in Germany to be used globally (anybody in the world). Hosted on ...
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Can an individual in California file a small claims case and NOT serve the defendant (or defer the serving)?

Does California allow a plaintiff to file a small claims case and either not serve the defendant or defer the serving until some time in the future (perhaps the plaintiff has 6 months to serve the ...
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UK - Refunds on digital services

I'm currently working on a business as a sole trader providing scalable servers to clients, they are billed monthly. I'm aware the consumer rights act also affects digital goods, so whats to stop ...
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Reissue summons if service fails?

If a Plaintiff fails to serve a Defendant at the address listed in the Summons, does the Summons have to be reissued with the accurate address before service can take place or can service of process ...
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Does a Defendant LLC that is getting sued under two business names get named and served as Defendant once or twice?

Let's say "CompanyName" LLC is being sued for its business activities under the business names "FirstAssumedName" and "SecondAssumedName". Does a Plaintiff name and serve the "CompanyName" LLC once or ...
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Services liability for damages

If a service provider, such as a plumber, does a job incorrectly that directly results in extensive damage to your property, are they liable for the damages? New Mexico, US
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Does my phone company have the right to charge me later for a service that I never requested?

I have a phone service that charge a flat rate every month providing 30GB data at high speeds and then unlimited data at 2G. Now I noticed that as I finished my 30GB data quota, the company never ...
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Wave Broadband service refusal

and thank you for your time, I have a question in terms of the legality of a dispute between wave and myself. My grandma is displaying the signs of altzheimers so my girlfriend and myself moved in ...
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What does one do if, a party at trial denies having made a statement in a published article?

a) Ask party in deposition whether they made the statements and if they deny it, gather other evidence or witnesses that confirm that they made the statement? b) Ask the party at trial whether they ...
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Serving the individual or the company or both?

If a person is sued in their official and individual capacity, do you serve: a. just the individual b. just the company or c. both the individual and the company?
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When and how is service by publication valid?

Sometimes a prospective defendant cannot be served because s/he is out of the country, or just plain is in hiding. In that case, a judge will sometimes allow service by publication. That is, after ...
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