California Business and Professions Code Section 16602
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16602. (a) Any partner may, upon or in anticipation of any of the
circumstances described in subdivision (b), agree that he or she will
not carry on a similar business within a specified geographic area
where the partnership business has been transacted, so long as any
other member of the partnership, or any person deriving title to the
business or its goodwill from any such other member of the
partnership, carries on a like business therein.
(b) Subdivision (a) applies to either of the following
(1) A dissolution of the partnership.
(2) Dissociation of the partner from the partnership.
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Last modified: October 1, 2013