At the heart of every commercial transaction, there is a contract or agreement of some sort. The agreement outlines the responsibilities and rights of all parties involved, and sets the terms for the relationship going forward.
For example, a commercial lease will often exceed forty pages. The lease, which essentially becomes the law between the parties, will define much more than the lease term and rent due. The lease will also dictate who pays the taxes, maintenance fees, utilities and much more Every commercial contract becomes the law between the parties. The agreement sets the terms by which all parties involved are to move forward.
A contract is crucial to the success of any legitimate transaction, and you want to be sure that your contract includes terms that are most beneficial to you. Since most contracts are legally binding, it is important that you have an unbiased, experienced New York contract lawyer review the contract before signing it. Your lawyer can help you understand the terms that the contract is setting and will help you determine if those terms are in your favor.
The law affords little protection to parties in a commercial contract. Each party is bound by the terms of the agreement unless the contract is illegal. It is up to you the business owner to ensure that the contract contains the most favorable terms to you as possible. The only way to get favorable terms is to negotiate. Negotiating a commercial contract is much more complicated than simply agreeing on the term and price. The addition or deletion of just a few words can affect the parties’ entire relationship. Attorney Jeffrey Shepro understands contracts and negotiation. Negotiating the right terms up front can often mean the difference between success and failure.
If you are instigating a commercial real estate transaction or a business transaction, you must draft a contract that outlines each party’s responsibilities and obligations. This can be difficult to do, especially without adequate legal expertise.
Attorney Jeffrey Shepro has significant experience in writing both commercial real estate contracts and business contracts, and can help you write a contract that is mutually beneficial to all parties involved. When a contract is well written, every party knows what is expected from them and how to meet their contractual obligations going forward.
Contracts and Agreements
Jeffrey Shepro, P.C. reviews, negotiates and drafts many types of contracts and agreements. The following includes just a partial list of agreements that we can help you with:
A solid agreement is clear and spells out what each person or company is is responsible for. A solid agreement protects you and limits your liability as much as possible. If you don’t have a solid agreement, you are setting your business up for misunderstandings and disputes.
By having a well written agreement, you can ensure that you and the other party are on the same page. Attorney Shepro is able to help you draft, negotiate and finalize a partnership agreement that is mutually beneficial for the both of you and gives your business the foundation for success.
Contact Jeffrey Shepro P.C. Today
Contracts are the lifeblood of so many partnerships and transactions, and it is critical that your contract or agreement take every potential scenario into account. Attorney Shepro can help you review, draft, and negotiate a contract or an agreement that benefits you and takes your unique requirements into consideration. Call today for a consultation to discuss your legal needs at (212) 575-2683.