Contact a contract law firm, such as the Law Offices of Steven J. Horn a business litigation law firm in Encino, when you need an expert to review your important agreements. Hiring a contract lawyer will protect you from signing an agreement that you do not understand. When you ask an attorney to review an agreement for you, ask the attorney if the agreement is legally binding. You should also find out if the attorney has experience working with the type of agreement that you have presented. Ask the attorney if the agreement is worded in such a way that you may have contract disputes with the agreement in the future. You can also hire this attorney if you feel that an agreement was signed and the other party did not keep the terms of the agreement. In some cases, the other party may have breached the agreement.
If you believe that you have suffered a loss due to terms not being kept in a agreement, you should hire a contract lawyer to help you. The party may have decided to pull out of the deal, causing a loss to you. For example, if you have a agreement in which someone was to supply services to you and the services were not rendered, you can take the documents to an attorney, explain the situation, and see if you have a case.
In some cases an agreement does not have to be in a written format. Verbal agreements are sometimes acceptable. Written agreements are easier to turn into a case, because you have printed evidence of the deal with signatures, showing that the parties were in agreement. If evidence can be produced to prove that the deal was not adhered to, then you may have a case, especially if you have experienced a substantial loss or you will experience a significant loss due to breach of the agreement.
Oftentimes the contract disputes are settled out of court, but if you cannot reach a settlement, your contract disputes lawyer from Law Offices of Steven J. Horn will prepare you and your case for court. Ask around, and find a good attorney who will negotiate for you in the boardroom or in court. Presenting your agreement to an attorney before you sign is the safest action that you can take. If one of the parties in your agreement breaks the agreement, take your situation to your attorney right away.