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What is "atCause"?



at: expressing a particular state or condition


cause: a person or thing that brings about an effect or result.


atCause: a condition where an individual is able to control an outcome. This is the direct opposite of "at effect." When someone is the effect of something, they are at the mercy of the thing that is a cause. When they are "at cause" they create the result.


When someone doesn't grasp the law well, they can be negatively affected by it. For example, let's say Mr. Smith comes up with a fantastic idea, starts a business, and it booms. He hires a bunch of employees and has them all sign the same non-disclosure agreement despite their different positions within the company. Not being an attorney, Mr. Smith didn't understand that this could cause a problem and weaken the enforceability of the non-disclosure.


If Employee X stops working for Mr. Smith, and if Mr. Smith can't enforce his template non-disclosure agreement, he'll risk his unique idea getting out to his competitors.


Mr. Smith should have had certain employees who are in a position of receiving confidential information sign a carefully drafted non-disclosure agreement that is limited in time and scope and offers adequate protection to Mr. Smith's important business activities. This way, if Employee X does breach the Agreement, Mr. Smith can enforce its terms.


Most business owners aren't attorneys, and because the law is sometimes confusing and obscure, it is easy to overlook things like this.


Let's face it, you are either causing your destiny or dealing with the results of not causing it. Business owners like being in control, and atCause Law Office wants to help them stay there.


We aim to make you "at Cause" over your legal situations.

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