A good contract is designed to keep you out of lawsuits -- not put you right in the middle of one. However, some contracts can be more troublesome than others.
Two of the most important parts of any contract are "offer and acceptance." Without them, your contract doesn't exist -- but most people aren't entirely clear on what offer and acceptance actually mean.
Contract negotiations and disputes can take up a great deal of energy and time when you run a business, but you ultimately hope that everyone will eventually come to an agreement that they can live with (if they can't find one they actually like).
Contracts are the lifeblood of the business world, but you don't ever want to sign an important contract without reviewing it closely.
It's sometimes said that "the biggest mistake you can make with a contract is not having one at all." Contracts offer you significant protection over verbal agreements or "handshake deals."
What's the difference between a representation, a warranty and a covenant in the contact you have in front of you?
Noncompete agreements have become par for the course in many industries as employers seek to protect their trade secrets and investments.
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There's an old saying that goes something like, "An oral contract is worth the paper that it's written on," but is that the truth? Are handshake deals nothing more than promises in the air with no real substance behind them?