When we first meet a new or prospective client, we want to sit and talk with them for at least an hour or so. During that meeting, especially in divorce cases, we want to get a feel for the entire situation — not just the dollars and cents that need to be divided, but for how the marriage ended up where it is. We find that clients are quite willing to tell us the faults that they find in their spouse that led to the divorce. That is part of
So, you are getting a new job. Congratulations. Did your new employer ask you to sign a covenant not to compete, what most people call a “noncompete,” when you were hired? If so, you probably have questions and have gotten a lot of advice from people about what to do. Many people seem to believe that noncompetes cannot be enforced in Texas. This is not true. You should be very careful about signing a noncompete.
The Texas Business and Commerce Code sets out the rules for whether or not a covenant