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Photographers are most welcome to use our free legal form and adapt it to suit their requirements.
Prospective bridal couples should also take a look to see what is typically included in such an agreement!
We make provision for eventualities such as:
Simply put, it is a less formal court setting where a claimant can present his/her case without having to hire an attorney.
Most often the case will be presented to a judge only, whose decision is final. There are some jurisdictions where you may request a jury trial and may appeal a decision.
The main difference to higher courts is the limit to any one claim and this differs vastly from one jurisdiction to the next.
We provide and overview of these claim limits with links to the official sites.
These are the steps you need to follow to patent your invention:
Going through our pages on patenting will give you a very good idea of the process and what is involved. This can help you decide how much you can do yourself and if and when you need to call in a specialized patent attorney.
We've made the format of our demand for payment letters very easy to duplicate.
Simply copy and paste the template into your word program and then edit the content to suit your specific circumstance.
Issuing a demand for payment letter is typically the first step you need to follow should you eventually need to pursue the matter further in court.
The requirements for your letter are clearly explained and the sample wording and alternative demands for compensation can assist you in writing your letter.
Once it's established that someone truly qualifies as an independent contractor, it is good practice to also establish that status in a written agreement.
In this document you will specify:
Our free template covers all the above - and more.
Unfortunately you may find yourself unable to recover payment from a debtor without seeking legal recourse.
The first step will usually be to write a collection demand letter for:
We provide clear guidelines as to the content that should be covered in your letter and provide templates to assist you.
Explore the various free documents to assist you in your photography business:
We also have specific wedding photography contracts, tips and checklists. These can easily be adapted/edited to cater for sports events, gala events etc.
When writing a will you may need to know:
Answers to these and many more questions can be found here:
Employers, employees and freelancers all need to understand their rights when it comes to "work-for-hire".
We address some of the important issues such as:
Using the telephone as a first screening can be such a time saver for employers.
Perhaps the best illustration would be when seeking a telephone receptionist where a simple call can quickly establish if the person has a good speaking manner and knowledge of language.
But many other positions can also benefit from an initial phone contact.
For example, asking a prospective salesperson questions about merchandising, marketing etc. will very quickly give you a good idea if the person knows what he/she is talking about.
Unfortunately there is not one single specified amount across all jurisdictions.
It is normally at the end of the tenancy when the deposit becomes refundable that disputes arise.
That's why both landlords and tenants must make it their business to find out what is permissible.
In fact, in many states it is a duty of the landlord to inform the tenant of his/her rights.
You need to know which costs can and cannot be deducted and the process that should be followed.
There are distinct financial advantages to having a registered mark, such as claiming for damages from counterfeiters, licensing or franchising a mark etc.
Once you've registered your trademark, no one can claim ignorance since it is the duty of subsequent users to do searches for existing marks.
We'll show you step-by-step how to:
When selling a vehicle privately, it is important to record the details of the sale in writing to avoid future disputes.
Moreover, you also need to submit the record of the sale for tax purposes.
When it gets to selling a vehicle on installment sale, the agreement gets a bit more complicated. Take a look at our bill of sale where we make provision for:
A general power of attorney can grant extensive powers to your Agent, but that does not mean you lose control over your affairs.
Whilst you are of sound mind your agent must act on your instructions. And in any event, the power of attorney expires when you become mentally incapacitated.
You can also set a date upon which it expires which means you do not need to revoke thereafter.
You should also consider whether a limited power of attorney would not suit your purposes equally well.
Take a look at our guidelines and suggestions for restrictions and use our free template to draft your document.