Category Archives: Contracts
What Every Business Owner Should Know About a Breach of Contract
Whether the breach of contract has to do with an insurance company, a commercial company, an employment agreement, or any other type of situation, the reality is that an unfulfilled contract can have serious economic repercussions for all parties in question. If you are accused of having violated the terms of a contract or… Read More »
Why You Need to Have an Attorney Draft Your Contracts
To ensure that your company is duly protected, it is important to have commercial contracts where relations with third parties that develop in your business activity are regulated in writing. But not all business contracts work. Each business has its peculiarities and all contractual relationships are not carried out in the same way. Therefore,… Read More »
Is Your Contract Dispute Proof?
Any type of commercial dispute can be costly, but when it comes to real estate things tend to get even more expensive and complex. Whether you are a property manager, investor, or even leasing your own business space, it is important that you have the right documentation in place to support your real estate… Read More »
How a Business Planning Attorney Can Get Your Business Off to a Good Start
You’ve made the decision to start your own company, downloaded all the do-it-yourself legal forms, and you think you’re ready to go; but are you really? While trying to handle things on your own may be inexpensive and expedient, a lack of legal guidance can result in costly mistakes that damage your business before… Read More »
Terms You Need to Know Before Signing a Commercial Lease
When you sign a commercial lease, you are making a significant commitment for your company. These leases are typically not under the same consumer protection laws as residential leases, which means that you need to know the terms of the lease and exactly what commitments you are making. Before you sign a lease, you… Read More »
When a Breach of Contract Isn’t Enough
In law, one simple word can make a huge difference. That’s not just in law, but in how your business operates, and how its contracts and agreements are interpreted. But a disturbing trend in the law may be making it harder for you to enforce your business agreements and contracts, simply because of the… Read More »
What The Zika Virus Scare Can Teach You About Business Contracts
There are lessons in business and commercial law everywhere you look, even in places that seem the least obvious. You may think that the recent Zika virus scare in Miami has nothing to do with the law, or with your business. But in fact, hidden behind the scenes of the Zika virus scare are… Read More »
Are Your Contracts Illegal?
When entering into contracts, businesses want to make sure that the terms and provisions are airtight, so that the business can properly anticipate future revenue and hold others to the obligations that they agree to be bound to. Many contracts are longer term, and can last for a term of years. But as time… Read More »
Could Coercion or Duress Affect Your Business Agreements?
The ability of our businesses to thrive—or just survive—often depends on the agreements and contracts they enter into. If those who agree to do something or pay something to our business are able to back away from their agreements, there would be no way for our business to properly function and budget. Obviously, there… Read More »
New Case Limits Changes to Terms of Service
Many businesses find it helpful to have written and agreed-to terms of service for their clients or customers. These terms may be on paper or posted online, and may include regulations for usage of information, facilities or property. A recent case has limited the flexibility a business has when amending terms of service, and… Read More »