Miscellaneous provisions usually include topics like the choice of jurisdiction for disputes, mediation, legal fees, assignment of the agreement, subcontracting, independent contractor status, and severability and waiver. While you might want to gloss over these, they can become tremendously important during a contract dispute.
- Miscellaneous provisions cover topics…not included in other major sections of the contract.…The Jurisdiction for Disputes defines…the court of law in the event of a dispute.…Different states and countries have different laws.…If a dispute goes to court, there may be hearings…requiring the parties to be present.…This section says which set of laws apply…and where a hearing would be held.…Clients usually ask that the jurisdiction…be in their home state or country.…
This will keep their court costs low,…since their attorneys are familiar with that choice of law…and they won't have to travel far.…Oftentimes, clients won't accept changes…to the jurisdiction.…Mediation Provisions are designed to keep legal…and court costs low for both parties.…If this clause is in the contract,…you're both agreeing to seek remedy…to a dispute through a mediator…before filing for costly litigation.…The section on Legal Fees explains who pays what fees…in the event of a dispute.…
Lawyers are expensive.…If there's a dispute and your client brings legal action…
- Major and minor contracts
- Registering as a supplier
- Setting pricing, payment, and other contract terms
- Insurance requirements
- Defining your project
- Negotiating the contract
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Start the Contracting Process
Register as a supplier2m 31s
2. Understand Contract Elements
3. Define Your Project
4. Negotiate the Contract
Next steps1m 18s
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