Contract Disputes Archives

You may be able to terminate an unfair contract

Typically, contracts lay out the terms and conditions that help ensure that two parties are obligated to keep their promises to one another. As such, contracts should be constructed so as to create a situation that provides the desired benefits for both parties. Therefore, it is important that the terms be fair and reasonable. 

Thought and patience important when crafting business contracts

When entering a business partnership, there is no absolute guarantee that things will ultimately work out as planned. However, your best bet at avoiding disputes down the road is to clearly and concisely delineate the terms of the partnership in a contract.

There is no need to fear fighting a breach of contract

In his inaugural address, delivered in 1961, President John F. Kennedy said, "Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate." Of course, the negotiations to which President Kennedy was referring involved the United States working with other countries toward finding peaceful solutions to disputes.

Council members in Florida town confused by contract negotiations

Crafting a contract for a Florida real estate development deal can be a complex proposition. Contract creation involves careful attention to detail. In order to avoid possible disputes, it is always helpful to approach contract negotiations with patience and a clear idea of what you want the agreement to include.

The difference between material and minor contract breaches

Once two parties reach an agreement in terms and sign on the dotted line of a contract, they are both legally obligated to follow through on their acknowledged promises. If one party should fail to deliver on their promises, then that party is said to be in breach of contract.

Contract dispute exacerbated by unclear terms

The real estate business in Florida can be extremely lucrative. And if you work with others to bring a successful project to fruition, you deserve to receive your share of the profits in a timely fashion. This is why when you do create a development contract with another party, it is a good idea to include time frames for payments. To do otherwise could allow the other party to put off making good on their financial obligations.

Contents of arbitration clauses require careful consideration

Companies can rarely survive in a vacuum. In order to conduct business, it is often necessary for a company to form contractual agreements with other parties. The services provided by these other parties can prove absolutely vital. But in order to avoid disputes, it is very important to give all terms contained in a contract careful consideration before signing.

Suit settled for alleged breach of contract in development deal

As the Florida real estate industry continues to flourish, development contracts are continuously being struck. But if you invest money in developing a property, it is important that your investment pays off. If a contract dispute emerges, it is possible the matter may call for legal intervention.

Having a contract notarized can offer legal advantages

In a perfect world, people who plan to work together would need no more than a handshake to secure a mutually beneficial situation. However, our world is far from perfect and contracts are essential for doing business. But no matter how thoroughly parties may prepare the terms of an agreement, disputes can still occur.