An increasing number of companies are asking their employees to fill out and accept employment paperwork online through portals set up by employers precisely for
In Texas, courts can rewrite non-compete agreements to make them more reasonable. This process is called “reformation.” There are certain statutory limitations on when, how,
For a non-compete agreement to be enforceable, an employer must give an employee something of value in exchange for his or her promise not to
In Texas, “the hallmark of enforcement [of non-compete agreement] is whether or not the covenant is reasonable.”
A confusing, ambiguous, or imprecise non-compete agreement will yield poor results in court. In other words: garbage in, garbage out.
The unclean hands defense “allows a court to decline to grant equitable relief, such as an injunction, to a party whose conduct in connection with the same matter or transaction has been unconscientious, unjust, or marked by a want of good faith, or one who has violated the principles of equity and righteous dealing.”