The wording and format of legal contracts has to be very specific to be legally binding. Our contracts lawyers ensure that your documents are legal, admissible in court, and free of loopholes. If you’re drawing up a legal document, we can review or draft the document. Our contracts lawyers are familiar with every aspect of the contractual process and are instrumental in protecting our client’s bottom line. We understand the implications of expressed and implied terms contained in written agreements and also know the best way to enforce them should a party to the contract fail to perform the obligations under it. Our clients rely on us to draft, review and enforce contracts on their behalf.
BUSINESS & COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS
Our contracts lawyers protect your interests and avoids future litigation by negotiating, drafting, executing and reviewing sound business & commercial contracts and agreements. (customer agreements, supplier/vendor agreements, promissory notes, licensing agreements, franchises, commercial leases, equipment leases, etc.). No matter what issue your company is facing, we will draft your contracts and agreements in order to best avoid future conflict from arising. You can rely on our in-depth understanding of Arizona business law to help guide you in the right direction.
Whenever you are leasing space or equipment from another individual or business, you should sign a lease agreement that sets out the specific terms of the lease in writing. While a main purpose of a lease is to give the property owner certain rights and protections, the terms of the lease are also very important for your business. An unfair or incomplete lease can leave your business vulnerable and affect your overall success. Our contracts attorneys review and negotiate commercial lease agreements in order to make sure your interests are protected.
Outsourcing agreements form the cornerstone of formal legal relationships between customers and suppliers. In comparison to other types of commercial contract, they can be long, complex and cover a number of issues which require specialized legal advice. Calhoun law’s contracts attorneys draw upon a deep understanding of industry practices and market trends to advise clients in structuring and negotiating innovative and comprehensive contracts based on their business requirements, objectives and constraints. Working collaboratively with in-house managers we leverage our practical experience to understand the critical business and technical issues inherent in outsourcing transactions and offer creative and practical solutions.
RESOLVING CONTRACT DISPUTES
Our contracts lawyers routinely resolve and litigate business contract disputes. We assist businesses when the other party has failed to fulfill its contractual obligations, and when they are sued for breach of contract. We realize that most contract disputes are not a make-or-break propositions. The amount of money involved may be too large to write off but not worth a legal fight. Our contracts attorneys are skilled negotiators who can work with the other party or its counsel to find acceptable middle ground. We can also advise clients entering mediation or arbitration. When out-of-court avenues are exhausted, we are prepared to go to trial if we determine you are on solid legal ground and if it makes sense for your bottom line.
CALHOUN LAW'S VALUE PROPOSITION
Creating a business contract involves an exchange of information between the parties followed by a discussion, negotiation, and finally an agreement. Our contracts lawyers assist clients negotiate and review contracts that contain terms more favorable to them and ensure that the final contract is legally valid. We help clients avoid the consequences of a bad contract and ensure that their legal rights and business interests are protected.