Legal Advice for “Contracts” — 487 results
Written by attorney Vincent White, over 3 years ago.
Even if a debt can be discharged, you may have
special reasons why you want to promise to pay it.
For example, you may want to work out a plan... more
Written by attorney Colleen Ni Chairmhaic, over 1 year ago.
This is a sample contract for an actor and producer in a non-union film. For a contract to be binding, there must be "consideration", meaning that each party must derive some benefit from... more
Written by attorney Matthew Johnston, over 1 year ago.
You need a lawyer. You may not want one, but you need one because you need a contract, a shareholder agreement, or more likely, you have been sued. You do your due diligence, you seek out... more
Written by attorney Stephen Verbit, over 1 year ago.
Employees sometimes get information about an employers business that would be useful to the employers market competitors. Such information could include trade secrets, proprietary processes,... more
Written by attorney Michael Fortney, over 3 years ago.
One party to the arbitration agreement may initiate a court action over an arbitrable dispute. The other party to the arbitration agreement must then either:
(1) agree to the court's... more
Written by attorney Jeffrey Blackwell, over 1 year ago.
The case is all too common. A manufacturer hires an independent sales representative. The sales representative works hard to bring in an important customer. Yet, once the manufacturer... more
Written by attorney Marc Mitzner, over 1 year ago.
Premarital agreements have become more popular in the last few decades. News media reports about celebrities and their prenups have helped to bring this about. Most people who are looking... more
Written by attorney Christopher Harding, over 1 year ago.
When I started practicing law, the first posts I wrote were on what provisions in a decree were enforceable by a court v. contractual in nature, and how each could be addressed if a party... more
Written by attorney Teddi Ann Barry, over 1 year ago.
As a Divorce attorney, I find many stressful situations can be avoided by taking a proactive and financial view of a marriage combined with love, the religious commitment and the concept of... more
Written by attorney Evelyn Ginossi, over 1 year ago.
In commercial real estate transactions, a letter of intent (an LOI) establishes the framework to negotiate a formal agreement. As the quasi-deal before the real deal, an LOI can be... more