Is it time to sell your small business? Maybe you're ready to close up shop and retire or maybe you've been offered a price that's too attractive to refuse.
A company can't just turn over everything in its databases because they've been hit with a discovery order in a lawsuit. Only relevant information should be turned over in order to make certain that the company is both protected from unnecessary exposure and to keep down final costs -- the more documents that the opposing counsel has to filter through, the higher legal fees are going to ultimately be for both sides.
There are lawyers in practice today that probably weren't even born when the band known as "Jefferson Starship" was at its peak back in the mid-1970s and 1980s.
Contingencies are part of the normal part of property negotiations in any real estate transaction.