the statement made about hiring a good lawyer to draft "legal" docs is a good/sensible thing to do. however, for some reason i inferred that the original poster didn't have the resources to actually shell out the $$$ to hire a lawyer, thus the reason he/she was here looking for information/pointers! regards.... -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of the head lemur Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2004 3:10 PM To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] Confidentiality Agreement.. Confidentiality Agreements are simple things. I am gonna show you some stuff, you cannot pass it on or share it with anybody else than me. This is a gross simplification, as any negotiation such as web design implies Confidentiality, from the simple, as in a third party vendor relationship to your client, which is necessary in order to understand thier business process to enable you to understand how they make thier money, allowing you to present them in the best possible light. They also get restrictive to the point that you are locked into agreements of Non-Disclosure that may restrict your freedom and personal posessions for revealing information to third parties. > check out www.findlaw.com. a great resource for looking at contracts/legal > docs to get a good feel as to how they can be created... Spend the money for a contract lawyer, one who builds and litigates contracts for a living. There is a vast difference between a general lawyer and a litigator. My attorney puts it like this, 'your contract is only as good as your first appearence in court'. Where you live and where your client lives are extremely important in creating such a document. Spend the money for a contract lawyer the head lemur blog: http://theheadlemur.typepad.com/ Community: http://www.evolt.org -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !