Ask the Law Mother: Is a Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable?

A question from Manuel in Frisco: “I’ve been a car salesman for 20 years. I recently switched dealerships. It was too good of an opportunity to pass up. I got a letter in the mail from a lawyer representing the dealership I used to work for. They are claiming I am working for a competing […]

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When Should You Be Superman and When Should You Be Clark Kent-Duty to Rescue

The internet loves an everyday hero story. Mystery hero who made daring fire rescue meets the man he saved. Quick-thinking bus driver saves unconscious motorist. Hero teen struck by truck still pulls man to safety. While we all may love a hero, what does the law say about when you should help and when you […]

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What NOT to Include in Your Will

There have been some crazy wills and unusual bequests from eccentric folks over the years. Take William Shakespeare.¬†Widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist, he famously bequeathed his “second-best bed” to his wife and the remainder of his assets (and presumably his “best bed”) to his daughter. […]

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