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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Contracts and Employment Law for California on
Q: I was recently let go from the company I cofounded. About 3 years ago I signed a letter of integrity.

Can I get a job with a former customer or supplier or start a business? Here is the edited wordings - 5. NON Solicitation, Competition

Employee agrees for a period of 18 months following the cessation of employment for any reason, Employee will not solicit or attempt any business in... Read more »

Martin Ross Sances
Martin Ross Sances answered on Mar 23, 2018

Unless you sold your business the non-compete portion of this agreement would be unenforcable in California. See https://law.justia.com/codes/california/2011/bpc/division-7/16600-16607/.

The non-solicit is pretty questionable as well, but I would recommend you speak with a lawyer before you...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Animal / Dog Law and Small Claims for California on
Q: bought a dog from a breeder at nine weeks old and now he is deaf in his left ear. can I sue the breeder for money back?

we bought a frenchie from a breeder he had a pimple like rash, she told us it was scratches when I asked, and bloody stool. ( we fixed that ) then we took him to get tested for hearing bc we noticed he didn't respond like our other dogs. the breeder tried saying I caused it, when the puppy was... Read more »

Martin Ross Sances
Martin Ross Sances answered on Mar 23, 2018

Yes I would recommend small claims for this. Make sure you look at your contract for any language that says "as-is' as that may be a problem for you. Also make sure you have a hearing test from the Vet. Here's some guidance on small claims from the state court system:... Read more »

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