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Can my accountant bill me for previous work he agreed to perform for free? No. The difficult part will be for you to prove that he agreed to do the job for free. Hence the importance of having this kind of "gentlemen's" agreements in writing. You have the burden of outweighing --even by means of circumstantial evidence-- the common presumption that ...


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So the first thing would be to send an email to the accountant if that is really a road that he wants to go on, because he is going to lose your commercial business, and it is unlikely that he will get any money from you personally. If he wants to go there, you should probably get a lawyer. Good lawyers not only know the law and can give you legal advice, ...


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An agreement to agree is void There is a multitude of case law on this point. If the NDA was not available to you when you signed the employment contract and the term was couched as you describe; then the term would be unenforcable. That is, your employment contract would be binding except for that term i.e. you could not be compelled to sign the NDA. Now,...


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As the owner of your own computer, you can dispose of it however you see fit (as long as your choice is legal). The courts could, theoretically, force you do do something with your computer, but installing software is not one of the things that the courts are empowered to force you to do. (Mostly, they can force you to turn it over for a search). A company ...


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Yes, exactly as DaleM says, a contract can't oblige you to sign another contract. But this gives you no relief. Most employment is consensual. You can be terminated for any reason or no reason at all, except certain protected reasons like religion, race, sexual orientation etc.. Refusing to sign an NDA is not a protected reason. However, the mechanism ...


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“Utilities” does not include internet unless specified The normal meaning of “utilities” is water, gas, electricity, sewer and heating. Telephony and interned are not included by default. If it is specified, you must agree to the change Contracts can only be varied by mutual agreement. This might be a new contract Your status is unclear. Assuming you ...


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