Minchella Law Blog

Category: contract

Can COVID-19 Impact a Court’s Decision on Employee Non-Competition Agreements

Yes, because it can affect a court’s analysis as to the balance of equities between protecting an employer’s legitimate business interests and a former employee’s …

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Does My Home Improvement Contract Have to Perfectly Comply With the Law?

YES! Well, Almost Yes. You’re safer if you think yes, your contract must strictly comply with certain parts of Connecticut’s Home Improvement Act.  You’re probably …

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What Law Determines Minority Member LLC Oppression in Connecticut?

When a minority member of a Connecticut LLC is oppressed, the legal standard Connecticut applies is called the “reasonable expectations” standard.  This looks at the …

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Can I Force Someone to Sell Me Their House?

Yes, you can. You can even force someone to buy your house if you prove certain things, just like any other lawsuit. Unlike other lawsuits …

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Home Improvement Contractor Help

Does a Contractor Have to Finish a Project During a Pandemic?

Do I have to meet my contract’s completion date with what’s going on? I am going to resist the urge to give the typical lawyer …

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What Can I Do If a Customer Gives My Small Business a Bad Review?

You’re a small business owner who provides a service; maybe you’re a contractor, landscaper or own a bakery. You have built a strong reputation in …

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Are You Bound by On-Line Terms of Service? Equifax and Passive Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

Equifax’s handling of its recent data breach has drawn significant criticism, and for good reason. Some of the criticism was aimed at three executives who …

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Do Homemaker Companion Agency Contracts Have to Be in Writing – YES!

Wow. Just when you think our courts are becoming more business friendly, the Connecticut Supreme Court issues a decision on whether businesses can enforce oral …

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What Happens If I Don’t Use a Home Improvement Contract?

Connecticut Contractors beware, that cartoon was reality for one of your peers, and cost him a ton of money.  A recent Connecticut Supreme Court decision …

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When is an Independent Contractor Really Independent? It’s as Easy as ABC – Kinda, sorta

So many businesses rely on independent contractors to provide services to their customers. Home improvement contractors quickly come to mind. Businesses realize many benefits from …

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