Contracts

Once you enter into a contract, you may discover that the deal was not as good as you thought, or feel tricked or cheated by the other party. How can you terminate a contract and get a refund, or...

Why you should have a written fee agreement with your lawyer, how retainers work, how lawyer fees are calculated, and what you should expect from your fee contract.

Why you should say "no" when asked to cosign for a loan or lease, and how to protect yourself if you cosign for a loan or lease.

Don't agree to contract terms that allow your clients or customers to avoid paying you based upon future events that may never occur.

How to obtain a guaranty to increase the likelihood of collecting money owed to you if a debtor falls behind on payments or defaults.

A customizable form that can be used to create a promissory note.

What is the statute of frauds, how does it affect the enforceability of oral contracts, and when can a contract be enforced despite falling under the statute of frauds.

Explaining the meaning and significance of important language and provisions often included in contracts.

The elements of a valid contract, and issues pertaining to the validity and enforceability of oral contracts.

Detailing the elements of a promissory note and potential pitfalls that may be encountered by the parties to a note.