Litigation Risk

How Literary Prowess Can Minimize Litigation Risk

Sharpen your pencil, grab that dusty grammar book, and thank your high school english teacher for instilling fundamental writing techniques. Believe it or not, a well-written contract has enough power to minimize the need for a St. Petersburg construction attorney.

Continue Your (Contract) Education

As with any industry, knowing the in’s and out’s is always a good idea. Regarding contracts, it’s also good to have a trusted St. Petersburg Construction Lawyer available to discuss the intricate principles of contracts. Make sure to continue your contract education to include sales agreements, construction contracts, remodeling contracts, warranties, or subcontractor agreements.

Avoid Obscurity, Create Clear Contracts

Don’t assume—or let your client assume—contract particulars. Take the time to troubleshoot existing contracts with a local St. Petersburg construction attorney to make sure you avoid obscurity. Having a clear contract in place will help to define project expectations, including commitments to service and budget.

Improve Relationships

Well-written contracts have the power to further develop customer and supplier relationships. All-inclusive contracts define project expectations and goals—ultimately important for the complete satisfaction of all parties. Additionally, comprehensive contracts are useful in providing needed support for positive dispute resolutions.

Dot Your I’s, Cross Your T’s

Take the time to do your homework before diving in and writing a construction contract chock-full of clauses which may, or may not, be enforceable. Make sure you select a St. Petersburg construction lawyer that is knowledgeable of local contract statutes and requirements to avoid potential litigation risk.

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Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.

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