In the ideal world, when two parties enter into a contract, there is mutual benefit in the offer by one in the acceptance by the other in good faith. Sadly, however, not all people always act in good faith. Contracts can be tricky, especially those with a lot of provisions and legal wording. The nonlawyer can easily be taken advantage of if he doesn’t understand what he is agreeing to reality.
This is true whether it is between two individuals or in the business arena. It is always wise to have your questions answered by an independent legal consultant before entering into contract. And after the contract is signed, if questions arise as to interpretation or application of the agreement, you need a lawyer to protect your interests. As a TLP member, you can call anytime our experts you feel uncomfortable about any aspect of the contract you’re considering or have already agreed to.