I have been shocked at how often grieving family and friends have met with funeral directors who pleasantly demand substantially more money to complete funeral arrangements, when the deceased had... more
For the rest of this guide, I am assuming that you have found a good car for a good price, had it checked out with a mechanic, asked the dealer about the prior use, condition and history of the car,... more
Nondisclosure Agreements ("NDA") are everywhere: a Silicon Valley Don Juan had an NDA ready for every date. However, NDAs are not created equal -- what is good for the discloser is not good for the... more
Not infrequently, a client comes to me because he has been threatened with a lawsuit for his alleged breach of a contract. The first question I generally ask my client is Did you breach the contract?... more
As I write this article, I am in the midst of prosecuting a multi-count civil claim, on behalf of three plaintiffs against several defendants, under a variety of contract breach and fraud counts. The... more
The problem: "Should I sign this?"
Clients ask me all the time "Is this a good contract?" Usually I get this question from freelancers or small businesses. Some of them have templates from previous... more