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What is the Enforceability of Non-Competes in my State?

September 5th, 2019 - Category: General Business Documents

These days, if you work for a private employer, especially one that might be running an internet business (as so many of us are), you might have been asked to sign a Non-Compete Agreement. It's become so commonplace and easy for people to steal intellectual property and client/customer information from others that most savvy business owners with information to protect have started to ask employees and potential employees to sign Non-Competes. [...]

How to Protect your Business Secrets

August 23rd, 2019 - Category: General Business Documents

Starting and operating a business can be one of the most fulfilling things on earth! Especially when you may have been building towards owning your own business for a long time, finally getting to do so is often very rewarding. [...]

What's the Difference Between a Non-Compete Agreement and a Non-Disclosure Agreement?

August 7th, 2019 - Category: General Business Documents

Among business owners, there is often some confusion as to the difference between Non-Compete Agreements (often just called "Non-Competes") and Non-Disclosure Agreements (often just called "NDAs"). Although these two documents can both be essential for a business, they are quite different. [...]

Important Considerations before Asking an Employee to Sign a Non-Compete Agreement

July 10th, 2019 - Category: General Business Documents

It's become quite common for employees to be asked to sign Non-Compete Agreements, especially in the age of the internet where information travels quickly and where jobs may only last a few weeks to months. A question for employers to consider, however, is the following: are all of these Non-Compete Agreements enforceable and effective? [...]

How to Get your Debtor to Pay

April 23rd, 2019 - Category: General Business Documents

Having a debtor that refuses to pay isn't just a headache: it can be a major financial loss, especially for a creditor with multiple loans out. Being a "creditor" doesn't have to mean that you are a big business that's constantly giving out money, it can be as simple as being the type of person who loans friends and family money for items that they may need. [...]