Legal

Ask a lawyer and get answers to your legal questions

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Legal Questions
I've informed my boss that I don't want to work for them
hello, I've informed my boss that I don't want to work for them anymore and was told I still need to complete the jobs that I'm contracted for, and were I to quit I would be on the hook for 6k in trai… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
38,494 satisfied customers
I am thinking about leaving my company for another company
I am thinking about leaving my company for another company that works in the same field, but I signed a non-compete clause. Some quick research online suggests that the clause might not be enforceable… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
38,494 satisfied customers
How can I enforce a non compete form for my new employees to
How long can I enforce a non compete form for my new employees to sign? I provide free trainings and would not like to hire them and then they quit with free training… read more
KLAW
KLAW
Juris Doctorate
3,783 satisfied customers
I just need a a non-compete clause interpreted so I
I just need a a non-compete clause interpreted so I understand it … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
38,494 satisfied customers
Just been presented with consulting contract and was looking
just been presented with consulting contract and was looking for a review of the terms. It looks standard. Not sure I need a review since I am providing engineering services from Florida to a large ae… read more
Lori
Lori
Juris Doctor
7,861 satisfied customers
I am a nurse practitioner. I had contract with a doctor---he
I am a nurse practitioner. I had contract with a doctor---he sold my clinic without my knowledge to another doctor. The clinic was part of PLLC. He sold the name and PLLC to the other doctor. My contr… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
25,231 satisfied customers
I am an electrologist that entered into a non compete with
I am an electrologist that entered into a non compete with my employer back in September of 2013. I was offered an opportunity to purchase an existing business and expand my practice to include esthet… read more
Loren
Loren
41,820 satisfied customers
I used to teach Kungfu/Wushu for a Company and there is a clause
I used to teach Kungfu/Wushu for a Company and there is a clause for "Prohibition of the competition in the same field". Prohibition of the competition in the same field a) Side B do not take advantag… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,500 satisfied customers
I am an independent contractor. Included in my contract was
I am an independent contractor. Included in my contract was a pretty extreme non-compete agreement that offered no compensation in return. How valid is this non-compete agreement?… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
As a 63 year old man, owning a franchise that is soon to be
As a 63 year old man, owning a franchise that is soon to be taken from my control, can I start up an independent business in the same industry even though a 2 year Non-Compete clause is in the origina… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
24,667 satisfied customers
I am an independent contractor (courier) in Sarasota. The contract
I am an independent contractor (courier) in Sarasota. The contract I signed says I cannot become engaged in any activity directly or indirectly competitive for 3 years after termination of the contrac… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
yes i own a martial arts school in ky . i took this in when
yes i own a martial arts school in ky . i took this in when he was 6 years old train him and maid him a pro fighter now he is 31 years old he went out on his own and has a gym in his house he has call… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
I sold a small business in the State of Colorado. It was a
I sold a small business in the State of Colorado. It was a Drain Cleaning and Plumbing Repair. I owned it as an LLC / DBA etc. I had one main employee my son. We sometimes used sub-contractors. But my… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I have an Executive Employment Agreement in place with a company
I have an Executive Employment Agreement in place with a company that will likely put itself out for sale in the next few months. My agreement has a "Successor and Assigns" clause which states "The te… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
41,353 satisfied customers
My Florida employer recently asked me to sign a new non-compete
My Florida employer recently asked me to sign a new non-compete after 2yrs of employment. Could you help me to understand the legal merit (Florida) of this new clause?? "Client and/or Affiliate Contac… read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
I sold my business in Washington State and Moved to ...
I sold my business in Washington State and Moved to Colorado State and did sign an non compete to do no services in a 50 mile area moving I had no problem since then several 20 people have found me an… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,236 satisfied customers
Please tell me what this means in normal language ...
Please tell me what this means in normal language " you can not carry on the business of Internet marketing of accommodation or any other non accommodation business in competition with the Company's c… read more
CALawyer
CALawyer
Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,622 satisfied customers
Thank you for your response it was very helpful. I added a ...
Thank you for your response it was very helpful. I added a bonus amount as well since this will be very helpful to cite past case law. I would appreciate any additional information clarification regar… read more
Flagbridge-ADR
Flagbridge-ADR
Principal Consultant
B.Kin, B.C.L, C. Neg, C. Med, C. A
1,786 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

24,667 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

Law Educator, Esq.

Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney

46,816 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

25,231 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer

8,239 satisfied customers

Consultant and legal researcher

Guillermo Senmartin

Guillermo Senmartin

Lawyer

303 satisfied customers

Principal Attorney at Guillermo J. Senmartin, P.A.

Ray

Ray

Lawyer

18,862 satisfied customers

30 years in civil, probate, real estate, elder law

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x