Every contract by which any one is restrained from exercising a lawful profession, trade or business of any kind, otherwise than as provided by Sections 218 and 219 of this title, or otherwise than as provided by Section 2 of this act, is to that extent void. Okla. Stat. tit. 15, § 217 R.L. 1910, § 978; Amended by Laws 1989, SB 257, c. 359, § 1, emerg. eff. June 3, 1989; Amended by Laws 2001, SB 662, c. 406, §3, emerg. eff. June 4, 2001.
(1) For the purposes of this chapter, a presumption is an assumption of fact which the law makes from the existence of another fact or group of facts found or otherwise established. (2) Except for presumptions that are conclusive under the law from which they arise, a presumption is rebuttable. (3) Nothing in this chapter shall prevent the drawing of an inference that is appropriate. (4) Sections 90.301-90.304 are applicable only in civil actions or proceedings. Fla. Stat. § 90.301 s. 1, ch. 76-237;
A. A person who makes an agreement with an employer, whether in writing or verbally, not to compete with the employer after the employment relationship has been terminated, shall be permitted to engage in the same business as that conducted by the former employer or in a similar business as that conducted by the former employer as long as the former employee does not directly solicit the sale of goods, services or a combination of goods and services from the established customers of the former employer