Welcome to the 21st Century. Where practicing law requires us to put on the attire of computer systems and the Internet. And where litigation is as pricey as ever. Lawyer expenses running $10,000 a month are not unusual in a hotly objected to breach of contract lawsuit. With every word, phrase and sentence carrying the capacity for winning or losing, the stakes are high. Easy logic, therefore, directs us to mindful and thoughtful preparing.
Following these tips could result in your composing an agreement so clear no one will desire to litigate it, conserving your client from the trials and tribulations of lawsuits, genuinely a good reason to compose the agreement that stays out of court.
These pointers apply to composing all kinds of agreements: office leases, real estate contracts, sales agreements, work agreements, devices leases, prenuptial agreements. These can be used as the beginning point for drafting the agreement or as lists of typical provisions and phrasing to consist of in the contract. They provide an easy method to bring the contract’s reader (celebration, judge or jury) up to speed on what the contract is about, who the celebrations are, why they are signing a contract, etc.