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Alex BarthetContracts, Getting Paid

What if you’re selected as a subcontractor on 2 different jobs with the same general contractor (GC) and the GC doesn’t pay you in full on your first job? You … Read More

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Alex BarthetContracts, Getting Paid

Forget to obtain that license from the municipality or county where you are working, and be ready to face the music.

No Winners: Witness Signatures Count

Alex BarthetContracts

Formalities associated with executing a legal document do matter, and as a landlord recently discovered, one could win the battle, but lose the war on this issue. The case involved a flawed office lease. While Florida Statutes require that any conveyance of real property have two witnesses, this lease didn’t have any witness signatures for either the landlord or the tenant.

Is The Grass Really Greener? : Non-Compete Agreements

Alex BarthetContracts

These days, a lot of companies want their employees, especially those in key positions, to sign non-compete agreements. They want to be sure that if their employees leave, thinking things may be better somewhere else, they won’t be allowed to call on the company’s customers or take business over to a competitor.