Hollywood, FL asked in Employment Law for Florida

Q: What is a reasonable length of time for a no.n compete contract in Florida for a sales position

Position was in employment recruiting

Individual opened own business in Nevada 1 year after leaving company

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1 Lawyer Answer
Andrea Wheeler
Andrea Wheeler
  • Melbourne
  • Licensed in Florida

A: It depends. There are other factors that need to be considered but the statutes presume a reasonable time is 6 months or less. Generally, more than 2 years is considered unreasonable. For provisions between 6 months and 2 years, there is no presumption as to reasonableness and other factors would be considered.

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