When someone thinks about business contracts, he likely conjures images of two people in suits sitting at a conference table and authoritatively signing page after page of official-looking documents with their business attorney watching from the sidelines. Many people don’t realize that dozens of everyday interactions are actually considered a form of contract, You need…

With certain exceptions, Oregon and Washington law both generally recognize and enforce contracts, even if they are not rendered in writing. The most critical issue that arises is one of proof. While you may be able to get to trial on a jury issue of whether there was in fact a verbal agreement (based on…

Every business owner needs to have insurance to protect themselves if something happens on the premises. Along with this, certain professions need liability waivers if an injury, physical or mental, may occur. This includes gyms, doctors’ offices, and individuals like life coaches. The waiver serves many purposes, which you can discuss in depth with your…

In almost every serious civil action (lawsuit), there will be an exchange of documents and information within a few months of filing and service of summons. When you are involved – or about to be involved – in a case to protect your business interests, it is vital that you have your affairs in order….

When you have a product to sell online, it’s not difficult to find web hosting or software that enables you to quickly set up a shopping cart feature on your website. Before you add eCommerce to your website though, it’s important for you to know the security and privacy laws that your website will have…

The promise of work is enough to get most freelancers or independent contractors fired up. As any contract review attorney Seattle will tell you, before plunging ahead with a new project, smart freelancers take the time to draw up a contract. The contract will clarify the work to be done, who will be responsible for…

In any business venture, there are a lot of things competing for your time, attention, and especially money. That’s why running things by a business attorney might not seem like a top to-do list item for you. The reality is though, it should be, and this is especially true for instances in which contracts are…