Business Contracts and Forms

Contracts, which define most business relationships, are written or verbal agreements that carry the weight of law. While certain contractual agreements are best reviewed by a qualified business attorney, it is important for small business owners and top-level managers to acquire at least a basic understanding of contract law. This section provides an overview of contract law and the different types of contracts and forms commonly used by businesses, including the basics of breach of contract lawsuits, which contracts must be in writing, the legality of international contracts, contracts and forms by industry, and more.