A lot of times clients and friends say “I just want a short contract. Don’t make it long.”
Well, there are reasons lawyers write long contracts. And it’s not because they want to bill more.
I agree with simple and understandable. In a perfect world we’d all right one page contracts and forget it.
However given the complexity of today’s world spelling things out is preferred.
So many of the issue I get involved with as a lawyer (after an event has happened) are because an agreement was simple and Party A thinks they agreed this and Party B thinks they agreed to that.… Read the rest