Ville Platte, LA asked in Business Formation and Business Law for Louisiana

Q: i need an affidavit but im not sure what its called can you help? i just need to know the name

I was just employed by a start up company and they want me to get an affidavit saying that I am the only one who has claim to any business information. for example if I were to get married and then divorced my spouse could not have any of my shares in the company

1 Lawyer Answer
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: Short version is that you and/or your employer should hire a lawyer to properly draw up all of the paperwork you are discussing/seeking. It would seem that your employer would have an interest in doing this because I assume that there may be additional person(s) --whether employees or business partners--- in the future who your employer would want to sign the same type form. Alternatively, your employer could draw it up in its standard employment agreement, which again said paperwork should be reviewed and drafted by a lawyer. Good luck.

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