I need to get out of my Non compete contract to change jobs before the bottom falls out where I'm at


3 answers  |  asked Nov 5, 2009 10:26 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Unlock Non-Compete Agreements: Keys to Escape

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Archibald Thomas
A non-compete agreement may not be enforcable if the employer cannot show a legitimate business interest. These issues can be very complex. The starting point is to consult with a lawyer familiar with non-compete agreements in Florida. He or she should be able to give you some idea of whether there is a possibility that a court would invalidate your agreement. Armed with this information you should consider negotiating an agreement with your employer designed to avaiod litigation and clarify your rights and obligations.

posted by Archibald Thomas  |  Jan 31, 2010 7:31 PM [EST]
David Goldman
The first step is to have your non-compete agreement reviewed by an attorney to let you know what your options are. Once this is done you can determine what is the best course of action might be.

If you get involved in litigation, it will be expensive and not a quick case. It may be possible to negotiate a settlement with your current or previous employer to limit the scope or clarify the non-compete agreement.


David Goldman
Apple Law Firm PLLC
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Jacksonville, FL 32202

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posted by David Goldman  |  Nov 5, 2009 12:41 PM [EST]
David Goldman
The first step is to have your non-compete agreement reviewed by an attorney to let you know what your options are. Once this is done you can determine what is the best course of action might be.

If you get involved in litigation, it will be expensive and not a quick case. It may be possible to negotiate a settlement with your current or previous employer to limit the scope or clarify the non-compete agreement.


David Goldman
Apple Law Firm PLLC
331 East Monroe Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Tel (904) 685-1200 Fax (904) 212-0678

http://www.JacksonvilleLawyer.pro/
http://www.GunTrustLawyer.com/
http://www.FloridaEstatePlanningLawyerBlog.com/

posted by David Goldman  |  Nov 5, 2009 12:09 PM [EST]

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