While in an ideal world (for everyone but lawyers, that is) everything would still be done on a handshake, contracts and other documents are the legal base upon which most businesses are built.
What many people do not appreciate about a proper contract or other legal agreement is that its primary purpose is not to set the groundwork for disputes after the transaction is completed (although they of course do that as well), but rather to flush out the details of a transaction in order to ensure that both parties are, in fact, on the same page from the very start, thereby actually reducing the potential for disputes and claims later.
In addition, while most business people will think of more significant documents such as Purchase Agreements and Leases, legal agreements can set out and/or govern a broad variety of different business relationships.
At Baker Newby we have significant experience in both reviewing and preparing a wide range of legal agreements and contracts, and will use that experience to help you create practical legal documents customized to your specific situation, rather than relying on generic precedents which often create more problems than they solve.
Just a few samples of the types of legal documents which we prepare or review on a regular basis include the following:
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