Does the law require commercial contractors to supply written contracts for work done on a commercial building project?
Personal Injury Lawyer
Not absolutely necessary, but highly recommended.
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Landlord / Tenant Lawyer
you really want a well drafted contract. While not required it helps to avoid issues after the start of work and beyond. The parties know exactly what they agreed to and avoids disputes.
The consumer fraud act, and the door to door home repair sales act, both require a written contract for improvements made to residential buildings. However, there is not law that requires a written contract for commercial buildings - though performing work without a contract would certainly be unwise and a recipe for a lawsuit. The lack of a written contract may preclude the contractor from asserting a construction lien.
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