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A Great Response to a Cease and Desist Letter « Above the Law: A Legal Web Site -
2013-06-22 08:13:14 GMT
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"In case you don’t know by now, many lawyers enjoy writing cease and desist letters in a foreign language called legalese. This exotic tongue often contains Latin phrases, SAT vocabulary words, and various here-and-there words (e.g., herein, heretofore, hereinafter, hereunder, thereof, thereto, therewith, thereunder, therefor, thereon, and therefrom). A person unfamiliar with legalese may become frightened and run to another attorney for help in deciphering this mystical language of lawyerly legend. The lawyer who has been tasked with translating legalese to English may then become annoyed, and issue a scathingly funny letter in return. For an example of how to write a great response to a cease and desist letter, keep reading…"
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