Contracts

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.

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

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

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

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

What is the statute of frauds and how does it affect the enforceability of oral contracts.

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