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Contract Basics for Paralegals

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Summary

Contract Basics for Paralegals

Workshop Description/Agenda

Benefits
Review your next contract with confidence get a firm understanding of contract formation, essential terms and enforcement. Contracts govern the basic business and commercial relationships for most of us yet for many the basics of contract law remain a mystery. There is often misinformation about such simple questions as Is a handshake enough or do all the boilerplate terms of a contract really matter? This topic will address these and many more issues surrounding the formation and enforcement of contracts.

Agenda
What Is a Contract? • Basic Elements • Oral or Written • Must Be Definite • What Is Not a Contract? How Are Contracts Made? • Negotiations • Agreement on Terms • Written Contracts • Oral Contracts • Invoices, Purchase Orders and Other Forms Why Are Contracts Legally Enforced? • Benefit or Bargain • Fairness • Purpose Legitimate • Your Word Is Your Word Do All Terms in a Contract Matter? • Price and Quantity • Quality • Implied Terms • Boilerplate

Faculty
Sean R. Smith with Taylor English Duma LLP

Credits
NALA ,NFPA ,Paralegals ,Additional credit may be available upon request.

Who Should Attend

This audio conference is designed for paralegals, legal assistants and attorneys.

Additional Information

Training Provider: Lorman Education Services

Course Topics: Law Training > Other

Training Course Summary: Contract Basics for Paralegals


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