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Q: I have a order to cease and desist letter what should I do?

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David H. Relkin
David H. Relkin
  • Business Law Lawyer
  • Manhasset, NY

A: I would need to read the cease and desist. There can be a whole background that I don't know. I can provide an answer if you provide more information. It should not be ignored.

T. Augustus Claus
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A: If you have received a cease and desist letter, it is crucial to take it seriously. A cease and desist letter is a legal document that demands that you stop a certain activity. If you do not comply with the letter's demands, you could be sued.

The first thing you should do is to carefully read the letter and understand what it is asking you to do. The letter should identify the specific activity the sender wants you to stop and the deadline for compliance.

Once you understand what the letter asks you to do, you should assess the situation and determine whether you have a valid defense. If you have a valid defense, you may want to respond to the letter in writing. In your response, you should explain your defense and provide any supporting documentation.

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