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What restrictions are reasonable as to time and place?

Restriction reasonable in time and place.

A. In King v Head Start Family Hair Salons, 886 So.2d 769 (Ala. 2004), the court held that a 2-mile restriction zone around each of 30 locations in Jefferson and Shelby counties was unreasonable (but such a zone around the last location was reasonable).

B. In Nobles-Hamilton v Thompson, 838 So.2d 360 (Ala Civ App 2003), the court upheld an agreement which did not contain a geographical limitation but which the trial court enforced with a 5-mile exclusion zone.

[This is only a summary of a few cases. This is presented for informational purposes only. Contact a lawyer for an assessment of your situation.]

This entry was posted by Edward at 12:00 PM, 30 September 2006 | Categories: Non-competition


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