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Interpretation of Contracts

Suggestions When Preparing Commercial Contracts

Brad Reid | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business
Brad Reid

Rules that courts use to interpret contracts are called "rules of construction." A court will only apply these rules of construction if the contract is ambiguous or uncertain.

Legal Challenges to a Contract's 'Fine Print'

Brad Reid | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
Brad Reid

Contractual "fine print," frequently called boilerplate, involves so-called standardized provisions that may surprise a party to the contract or are considered to unfairly favor a party. Based upon the specific facts, one or more of the following legal challenges to fine print may be successful.

Arbitration Required by the Word "All"

Brad Reid | Posted 03.03.2013 | Politics
Brad Reid

Advocates of mandatory arbitration clauses in contracts assert that arbitration speeds dispute resolution, is less costly than litigation, provides pr...