It is not advisable to draw up contracts yourself or rely on ‘off the shelf’ contracts that you can find on the internet these days. Each contract is different and unique, and requires the services of an Attorney. This will ensure that many future problems can be avoided and that your rights and interests are protected at all times. If the person or Company that you have contracted with is in breach of contract, you will urgently require the services of an Attorney. Avoid problems before they arise by consulting with an Attorney when signing any important contracts.
So what is a contract?
A contract is a legally binding agreement enforceable in a court of law
Have you ever been in a situation where you were asked to stand surety for someone, you should think carefully and seek legal advice, it is important to understand the risks and consequences of this legally binding agreement.
e.g. of where a contract would be a good idea....
By Tim van Rooyen