Business Contracts and Agreements
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In the business world, we make agreements and enter contracts all of the time. That is simply how business is done. In order to take care of our own affairs, we expect others to honor the agreements that they have made with us. Moreover, we usually depend upon them doing so in a timely and reasonable manner. If someone has breached a contractual agreement with you, or if you have reason to believe they will, it is always a good idea to speak with an experienced Sacramento business attorney who can advise you on mitigating potential harm, and who can help ensure that you get the benefit of what you bargained for.
It is important to know that not every agreement will constitute an enforceable contract. When in doubt, you should always consult with a Sacramento business attorney about how to proceed with an agreement; however, as a general rule a contract is binding if you agree to perform a service or sell a product at a set price, or in exchange for something else you need or want. Though not all contracts need to be in writing, it is always a good idea to memorialize them in case a dispute arises in the future.
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Additionally, it is always prudent to consult with an business attorney before finalizing an agreement. Even if you are dealing with something seemingly routine and ordinary in the course of your business, it may be a good idea to speak with an attorney about how you can best safeguard your interests. It is all the more important to have a business attorney draft—or at the very least review—an agreement before you finalize it when valuable assets are at issue. One should always consult with an attorney when entering complex agreements, especially when entering into a joint venture, or when dealing with the formation, dissolution or any other major overhaul of your business.
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If you plan to enter an agreement with another business, entity or person, it is important to try to anticipate every issue that could conceivably come up. If a potential dispute is foreseeable, you want to ensure that your contract addresses that issue in a way that adequately covers your interests. Particularly with long-term agreements, or on-going business ventures, these considerations must be given great weight.
A particularly frustrating problem occurs when someone fails to pay for work that you have done, or goods that you have furnished. As a business owner, you know how important it is to balance your books and to ensure that you collect on outstanding debts as quickly as possible. To avoid these problems, it is always a good idea to consult with a Sacramento business attorney about precautions you might take upfront. The preeminent business attorneys at Kassouni Law can advise you as to the best business practices for avoiding non-payment and can help you prepare contracts which will ensure that you are in the best possible position when a problem client or customer refuses to pay for your services or products. We are also prepared to take necessary actions to ensure that you are paid in full, or to address any other contractual dispute concerns.
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