Tag: contract law

How to Initial a Contract

How to Initial a Contract

Do you know when it is appropriate to initial a legal document and when it isn’t? What about why you should or shouldn’t? Find out how to properly use your initials when creating your next legal document in this post.

/ July 10, 2019

What Do I Need to Sign a Contract?

You may need to do more than just sign your contract in order for it to be valid. Before you sign your next contract, be sure that you have all the information you need to prepare your document for use.

/ April 24, 2019
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What Does “Effective Date” Mean in a Contract?

A contract can come into effect on a different day than the day it was signed. Learn more about effective dates in contracts and how they could impact you in this post.

/ September 11, 2018
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Signing Legal Contracts: Does a Signature Need to Be in Cursive?

Does your signature need to be in cursive? Does it need to be your name at all? Find out what the purposes are for a signature and what constitutes a valid one in this post.

/ August 30, 2018
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Letters of the Law: Letter of Intent, Demand Letter, and Cease and Desist Letter

Sometimes there are matters that can be resolved outside a court of law, for example, business purchases, debt collections, or intellectual property disputes. In many of these cases, a letter with a specific request, e.g. for payment or an action,...

/ April 17, 2018
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Are Verbal Agreements Legally Binding?

A verbal agreement can create a valid, legally binding contract without a written document, but there are some exceptions based on the elements in the contract and its purpose. In this post, we discuss the basic elements of a contract,...

/ January 11, 2018