Category: Contracts

Non-Compete: Scope and Geographic Restrictions

May 13, 2022 | Contracts

Typically, the obligation of employer and employee towards each other dissolves upon the termination of their relationship. However, there are certain cases wherein an obligation remains to exist even beyond. Particularly, when there is a non-compete agreement involved. What is a Non-Compete Agreement? Essentially, this is an official agreement wherein an employee is prohibited from […]

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DIY Contracts Can Be Costly For Small Businesses

April 23, 2021 | Contracts

Running a small business means filling many roles. To open your new company, you manage your employees, tally the books like an accountant, pitch your product like a salesman, and clean like service staff. And, that’s just in one day. Your to-do list will only continue to grow. You’re already spread too thin. Avoid adding […]

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The Four Types of Breach of Contract

July 20, 2019 | Contracts

Breach of contract is a serious offense that could lead to expensive lawsuits, or if the contract was with a government agency there could be additional legal percussions. Sometimes it is not clear to an individual or company whether or not they are in breach of contract. There are four different types of breaches of […]

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Legal Marijuana: What You Need To Know To Legally Advertise To This Budding Economy

One underreported outcome of the November elections is that nearly 25 percent of Americans now live in a state where recreational marijuana use is legal. Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada and of course California voted to legalize recreational marijuana, bringing the total to eight states, including Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Colorado, and the District of Columbia, while […]

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Derivative or Direct Action Against a Shareholder?

What is appropriate…a derivative or direct action against a shareholder? Many people are not aware of the difference between a derivative vs. direct action against a shareholder and which is appropriate for their lawsuit. A derivative action is a lawsuit brought by a shareholder on behalf of the corporation or company. A derivative action allows […]

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The Recent Landmark Decision By the Florida Supreme Court – How Does It Affect My Foreclosure?

In November 2016, the Florida Supreme Court decided the case of Bartram v. U.S. Bank National Association. The decision is not good for homeowners facing foreclosure. Here is what you need to know about the case: The main question that the Florida Supreme Court had to answer was whether the five-year statute of limitations applied to […]

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Thinking of Representing Yourself?? Pro Se?

The term “pro se” means representing yourself in a legal proceeding. This a valid option however, you need to decide if it is the best option for you. There are many advantages to hiring a lawyer for your case. A lawyer knows how to navigate the legal system where as a pro se litigant most likely has never dealt […]

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