Legal documents are long and complicated. They are notoriously difficult for many people, especially non-lawyers, to understand. So, contract disputes are inevitable. However, contract disputes can be time-consuming, costly, and can damage your reputation.
Therefore, hiring Boatwright Legal to be your contract dispute lawyer can help you navigate the complex legal system, explore your legal options, and create a plan of action. You can trust your lawyer to analyze your legal documents and represent your best interests.
Facing a contract dispute? Boatwright Legal can help. We will answer your questions about contract disputes. We use simple, clear, and straightforward to explain complex legal terms. And we offer a FREE consultation. We are ready to discuss your contract dispute issue.
What Are Contract Disputes?
Contract disputes arise when one of the parties believes that the other party has breached the terms of the contract. The parties involved in the contract may disagree on the interpretation or definition of the terms of the contract.
What Are the Different Types of Contract Disputes?
Contract disputes can arise for many reasons and in any number of contexts. They can be complex. And they can cause legal complications, strained relationships, and financial loss. It is crucial to resolve contract disputes promptly and effectively.
Here are the different types of contract disputes:
Errors or Mistakes in the Contract
Parties may discover errors or mistakes in the contract. If the parties find errors or mistakes after the contract has been signed, they can redraft the contract and make the necessary corrections. However, if they cannot reach an agreement, the court can be involved.
Fraud and Coercion
If one party presents incorrect or deceitful information, then a contract dispute can arise. This information might be used to force or trick the other party into entering a contract. So, this party will have to give up certain rights without realizing it.
A partnership dispute can arise when there are disagreements between business partners. For example, if they fail to agree on the direction of their business, these disputes can arise. It is, therefore, very important for business partners to have measurable objectives and fulfill the requirements of the contract.
Non-Disclosure Agreement Dispute
It is very important to protect sensitive information. Parties sign non-disclosure agreements to protect sensitive information from being disclosed to others. However, if one party sells or shares sensitive information with others, then a non-disclosure agreement dispute can arise.
What Should I Expect During a Contract Dispute?
Taking proactive steps to prevent contract disputes can protect your reputation, protect your interests, minimize your risks, and safeguard your relationships.
Here is what you should expect during a contract dispute:
Negotiation is the first method of resolving a contract dispute. If you want to resolve a contract dispute, you will have to negotiate in good faith with the other party. You need to negotiate until you reach a mutually beneficial agreement.
If you cannot reach a fair and satisfactory agreement, you can involve a mediator or a neutral third party. The mediator does not make the final judgment. However, you need a mediator to help you resolve a contract dispute. A good mediator will guide you through the mediation process.
You can choose an arbitrator to help you resolve a contract dispute. Unlike a mediator, the decision of an arbitrator will be final and binding. Arbitrators consider the evidence presented and impose a decision. The decision is legally binding.
If you cannot reach an agreement through negotiation, mediation, or arbitration process, you can settle your contract dispute through court. The outcome will be legally binding. If you are, however, not satisfied with the decision of the court, you have the right to appeal the decision.
A contract does not prevent you from recovering damages in the event of a breach by the other party. You can sue for breach of contract. However, if you are facing a contract dispute, it can ruin your reputation and leave you with huge financial losses.
We, therefore, highly recommend retaining the services of an experienced and skilled contract dispute lawyer. Your lawyer can find mistakes in the legal documents. And your lawyer will aggressively fight for you. You can trust your lawyer to protect your rights and seek the justice and compensation you deserve.
At Boatwright Legal, our team of contract dispute lawyers has a wealth of experience dealing with contract disputes. We know how to create favorable outcomes for our clients. We represent our clients at all phases of dispute resolution, such as negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and court trial.
Give us a call today at 864-745-9758 to talk with our contract dispute lawyer.