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November 11, 2015

Getting Down To The Details: Contract Basics for Non-Lawyers

By Callan Stein

Donoghue Barrett & Singal attorney Callan Stein has prepared a presentation for non-lawyers reviewing the basics of contract law. The presentation addresses the following topics:

  • The general structure of contracts, including how that changes among several common types of contracts
  • When contracts are needed and when they are not, and the advantages and disadvantages of having a contract
  • Things you should look for in a contract, again, including how that changes among several types of common contract
  • Things that should set off alarm bells for you any time you see them in a contract you are considering entering into
  • Things that may invalidate a contract

Click here for a printable version of the presentation.

About the Author

Callan Stein

Callan Stein was formerly a litigation associate at Barrett & Singal, P.C. His practice focused on the areas of white-collar criminal defense, including securities and banking fraud, corporate and commercial civil litigation, and professional licensing.


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