do not compete

I signed a do not compete clause at a real estate brokerage and have now left, the
lenders are contacting me to provide leads, as far a I can remember I never got a
copy of the agreement or a list of companies before or after leaving, Can he
enforce this

Asked on April 27, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Georgia


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

No, a contract is not void or otherwise unenforceable because one of the parties to it did not receive a copy; the law does not require that each party have a copy of the contract to make it enforceable. If your former employer sues you to try to enforce the contract against you, however, they will have to produce it during the course of litigation, to prove its existence and terms (i.e. there is no way they can enforce it against you unless they prove its existence and terms).

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