Orlando — Tampa — Ft. Myers — West Palm Beach
Business Contract Dispute Resolution & Business Law Litigation Lawyers
Negotiating contracts can be a very significant concern in Florida. With flourishing businesses and masses of construction projects, contracts are prominent and often complex. It is essential to work with an experienced attorney in reviewing an agreement before you sign it. At the law firm of Higley & Szabo, P.A., our attorneys have over 45 years of experience practicing law and representing individuals and businesses.
We work with a variety of contracts or agreements, such as employment contracts, non-compete agreements, partnership agreements, construction contracts between owners and contractors, contractors and subcontractors, and other construction contracts. In addition, we are experienced in negotiating, drafting, and litigating purchase order agreements, purchase or sale of goods contracts, and many other agreements.
The following information is intended as an overview of contract legal issues and may not pertain directly to your individual situation. For more information or to schedule a consultation, contact our Central Florida business contract dispute resolution lawyers to discuss your legal needs.
Contract Law - An Overview
Contracts are an integral component of all business ventures. Whether you are a small, family-owned enterprise or a large-scale operation, the foundation of your organization rests upon its contracts. It is extremely important that you seek the advice of a knowledgeable and experienced contract attorney to help you with your business contract needs. A lawyer can assist you with all of your contract needs.
When drafting contracts for a new or existing enterprise, it is necessary to predict future situations your business may encounter. Quality business contracts take into consideration a multitude of factors that may not be obvious to you as a business owner. Whether you are opening a sole proprietorship or entering into a partnership, or embarking on a new endeavor in the course of an established business, you should seek the advice of a trained contract attorney to help you protect your rights and your business.
A contract is an agreement between two or more parties creating obligations that are enforceable or otherwise recognizable at law.
Regardless of the type of business you own, you will be required to draft and negotiate contracts for and with your employees, vendors and customers. These contracts form a cornerstone of your business by determining how it will be run. Therefore, it is important that you seek the advice of an attorney with business-contract experience.
Contract Negotiation and Formation
As a business owner you will often seek advice regarding contracts from an attorney. It is also beneficial, however, for you to have a basic understanding of how high-quality contracts are negotiated and formed. An attorney who is skilled in creating business contracts can assist you with your contract formation and negotiation questions.
Common Business Contracts
As a business owner it is important to have a basic understanding of common business contracts. In this article you will find information regarding contracts commonly used when forming or expanding a business. A knowledgeable attorney can assist you with your business-contract questions today.
Breach of Contract
Although carefully crafted business contracts reduce the likelihood of litigation, they cannot guarantee that everyone with whom you have contracted will hold up his or her end of the bargain. In such circumstances it is important to have an understanding of the basic principles of breach of contract. A breach can occur under many different circumstances and with varying degrees of impact on your business. A business-contract attorney can help answer your breach of contract questions today.
The law firm of Higley & Szabo, P.A., located in Lake Mary, Florida, represents clients throughout Central Florida, the greater Orlando area, and on the Space Coast, including Orange County, Seminole County, Polk County, Osceola County, Lake County, Hillsborough County, Volusia County, and the communities of Altamonte Springs, Daytona Beach, De Land, Fort Myers, Fort Pierce, Jacksonville, Kissimmee, Lakeland, Naples, Ocala, Orlando, Sanford, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa, Vero Beach, and West Palm Beach.