A contract is a legally enforceable agreement between two parties. If you’re in business, there is an excellent chance you’ve entered into a contract. If you’ve produced or accepted purchase orders, bills of sale, or employment agreements, as examples, you’ve entered into a contractual agreement. Now while most contracts are relatively straightforward, there are times when there is a breach of contract. When this occurs, the only remedies to enforce a contract is through a lawsuit or mediation. If you’ve been named in a breach of contract, you need to find yourself a trusted, experienced contract attorney who understands how to navigate and negotiate the judicial system.
For example, an experienced contract law attorney may be able to argue in your defense either of the following contract defenses:
- Lacked capacity to contract
- Undue influence, duress, or misrepresentation
- Violation of public policy
- Mistake of both parties
An experienced attorney in contract law can negotiate and fight for damages that may be awarded to you. Damages such as, but limited to:
- Compensatory damages
- Punitive damages
- Nominal damages
- Liquidated damages
Of course, having a well-drafted contract from the onset may prevent or solve many problems. This is why having a skilled attorney to draft your contract for you may prevent you more significant issues down the road. We know that hiring an attorney is a difficult enough decision to make. Let our experienced staff help relieve the stress. The attorneys at Nizahon Wright Law Firm have the experience and compassion you’re looking for. We have years of contract law experience to handle your case best.