Verbal agreements can create legally binding contracts—only if the proper contractual elements are present. Learn about these elements, how they work in oral contracts, and when oral agreements aren’t enough.
A legal contract must have specific elements to be a valid agreement. Find out what can make a contract void and reasons a contract might become voidable after it's been executed.
Do you know when it is appropriate to initial a legal document and when it isn’t? What about why you should or shouldn’t? Find out how to properly use your initials when creating your next legal document in this post.
You may need to do more than just sign your contract in order for it to be valid. Before you sign your next contract, be sure that you have all the information you need to prepare your document for use.
A contract can come into effect on a different day than the day it was signed. Learn more about effective dates in contracts and how they could impact you in this post.
Does your signature need to be in cursive? Does it need to be your name at all? Find out what the purposes are for a signature and what constitutes a valid one in this post.