When an individual or business is engaging in unwelcome or illegal behavior, this Cease and Desist letter can be used.
When an individual or business is engaging in unwelcome or illegal behavior, this Cease and Desist letter can be used. The letter is considered to be a formal request asking the recipient to stop (cease) and discontinue (desist) this behavior. If the recipient is now willing to stop his behavior, the sender should be prepared to take further legal actions.
This Cease and Desist letter should be used in cases of intellectual property infringement. The events of that could be a trademark or copyright infringement.
This website also has Cease and Desist documents for the following situations:
You fill out a form. The document is created before your eyes as you respond to the questions.
At the end, you receive it in Word and PDF formats. You can modify it and reuse it.
A Cease and Desist letter includes the following basic components:
This Cease and Desist letter can be used for two of the most common uses of such a letter:
A completed document should be sent via mail to the party that is conducting the offensive behavior.
No laws outline what must be put into a Cease and Desist letter. However, best practices dictate that a Cease and Desist include a detailed description of the offending behavior and an apparent demand that the behavior stop or else legal action will be taken.