1. Can I Make a Contract with My Spouse?

    It's a familiar story: man meets woman, they fall in love, get married and live happily ever after. Turns out, many find "happily ever after" is not really forever. Death or divorce can permanently end any marriage. People are getting married later in life and, consequently, have substantial savings or other assets they bring with them in a marriage that must be protected if the marriage ends. Som…Read More

  2. I Can’t Get No Satisfaction

    Written contracts come in many forms and sizes, from something as simple as an agreement to purchase wheat up to the most complex international business agreements. One thing all legal contracts have in common is that courts can enforce contracts and issue judgments against a party if they fail to comply with contract conditions. Breaking a contract or a part of a contract is known as a breach of …Read More

  3. Should Contracts Include an Arbitration Clause?

    I have recently been involved in a litigation matter involving a contract in which there is in excess of $1 million at issue.  The contract between the parties contained a term that any dispute involving the contract would be arbitrated under the rules of a particular international arbitration group instead of being litigated in the court system.  Many commercial contracts have such provisions.…Read More