Contract Law Attorneys in San Diego, CA
In the past, people would often conduct business with a handshake. And sometimes a handshake can still form a contract. But today, most modern business would hardly be feasible without legally binding and enforceable written contracts. This is particularly the case with complex subject matter. Buche & Associates, P.C. has offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Houston. We have contract law attorneys who have decades worth of experience negotiating contracts and litigating matters related to them. Our attorneys will carefully listen to your needs and provide you with expert legal counsel. From contract creation to aggressive litigation, we represent our clients with integrity and unparalleled dedication. Our attorneys can develop, review, negotiate, and litigate contracts.
Contracts and Agreements
The contract attorneys at Buche & Associates, P.C. have experience helping clients of multiple types of businesses to develop business contracts, nondisclosure (NDA) agreements, noncircumvent agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-solicitation agreements, and non-compete agreements (depending on state). Because we are experts in various types of contracts and agreements in California and Texas, we can provide you with the support you need when developing these legal agreements and enforcing them should that become necessary. To best protect your business interests, it is vital to use attorneys who have expertise in this area of the law. You’ll find that expertise at Buche & Associates, P.C. The attorneys of Buche & Associates, P.C. are skilled in multiple areas of contract law.
Drafting and Negotiating Contractual Agreements
When drafting contracts, it is important that a business develop contracts which are clear in meaning and that thoroughly cover the subject matter. We have extensive experience drafting for businesses as well as professionals and individual clients. To create and develop a contract, we will take the time to understand your business objectives, and then translate those objectives into strong contracts.
We help clients to understand their legal agreements. If you’re presented with a contract, you may be dismayed upon seeing that it’s filled with legalese. Before agreeing to a contract or agreement, you should understand the critical terms—because once you sign, you will be bound to those terms. Our experienced contract attorneys are happy to review these documents and explain them to you so that you can fully understand important aspects of the agreement.
In negotiations, our contract attorneys work to ensure that your best interests are represented in the agreement. We point out elements of the contract that you might wish to change, and advocate to make sure appropriate changes are made to serve your interests. In these cases, we will negotiate with the other party and their attorneys. You can count on our attorneys to manage those transactions for you.
Whether we develop, review, or negotiate your contracts and agreements, you can rely on us to provide you with the information you need to know regarding your rights and obligations as outlined by the contract. We have experience handling contracts of various sizes for small, mid-size, and large businesses. Please do not hesitate to contact our law offices to discuss the specific nature of the contracts or agreements you have in mind. There is no charge for an initial consultation.
Our Contract Services
Buche & Associates, P.C. has experienced contract attorneys who handle contracts for individuals, businesses, and organizations throughout the San Diego, Los Angeles, and Houston regions. Some of the contracts we frequently develop, review, and litigate include employment contracts, work-for-hire contracts, royalty contracts, licensing contracts, promissory notes, noncompete contracts, confidentiality agreements, business-to-business contracts, asset purchase contracts, stock subscription agreements, and real estate contracts. Our attorneys can help you with the following:
Contract / Agreement Drafting: We gather all the necessary input to produce a contract that meets your needs and expectations.
Contract / Agreement Review: Before signing an important contract or agreement, we counsel our clients to let us review it for any problematic clauses or inconsistencies. It is rarely advisable to sign a mission critical contract without have a legal professional review it for you.
Contract / Agreement Negotiation: When you work with an attorney from Buche & Associates, P.C., you can rely on them to explain and expertly negotiate the contract’s terms, taking care to ensure that your best interests are well protected.
Contract / Agreement Enforcement and Litigation: If a breach of contract occurs or there is a dispute associated with your contract or agreement, we can represent you, helping to achieve your desired outcome and advising you throughout the litigation process.
What Is a Breach of Contract?
When one of the parties fails to live up to its contract obligations, a breach is said to have occurred. The other party has various rights, which may include suing for damages resulting from the contract’s breach. In typical cases, plaintiffs can sue for lost profits, lost value of time, out of pocket expenses, attorney fees, and, possibly, other types of damages. Depending on the industry, there can be other rights to sue to find a contract void, to retract it via a “rescission,” or to get an injunction, which is an order from a court telling another party to “do” or “not do” a particular thing.
What Are Some Common Types of Contract Breaches?
Contract breaches are common in the business world. Sometimes the party breaching the contract has a legally acceptable excuse. Often, they do not. Buche & Associates, P.C. represents various types of businesses and organizations as well as individuals, helping them to recover damages after contracts have been breached. We also defend clients against false or exaggerated claims of contract breach. Some of the most common types of contract breaches we have experience litigating include:
- Contract disputes
- Missed deadlines
- Failure to deliver product(s) or service(s)
- Failure to pay for product(s) or service(s)
- Employment contract breach
- Confidentiality breaches
- Non-Solicitation clause breaches
- Promissory note breaches
- Licensing fee and royalty breaches
- Commercial / residential lease
- Supplier contract breach
- Breach of services contract
- Breach of franchise contract
- Buy and sell contract breach
- Breach of loan
It can be frustrating when a party breaches a contract. It can lead to financial hardship and business interruption. If you believe that a contract or agreement has been breached, or if you have been accused of breach, we invite you to review the matter with an experienced contract attorney at Buche & Associates, P.C. Our attorneys will be able to advise you about what types of damage you might be legally eligible for if a contract has been breached.
On the opposite side, if you are being accused of breach of contract, we are well versed in defense of contract breach claims. In some cases, breach by one party may be excused by a material breach of another. In other circumstances, the damage claims of a plaintiff may be exaggerated our outright false. Sometimes, the Plaintiff may have done something that frustrated the purpose of the agreement, or made the contract impossible to perform. In other cases, there may actually be situations where contracts that a party seeks to enforce are invalid, illegal, or were the result of fraudulent promises to induce the original contract. In those types of cases, we aggressively defend our client from these types of claims.
Enforcing Your Contract or Defending Contract Claims
Buche & Associates, P.C. can help you enforce your contracts, or defend your from claims of contract breach. Contract disputes may lead to mediation, arbitration, or some other process of resolution. While sometimes it may be possible to arrive at an amicable resolution, in other circumstances, it will not. In these cases, you may need to go to court. If this is the case, we will be happy to assist you to present a case to the appropriate judge, jury or arbitrator.
If you have a contract enforcement issue, we can review your case, and help you to understand how to best approach the issue, both as a matter of principal and considering the likely costs of enforcement or defense. If we proceed with litigating the breach, you may be eligible for remedies such as recovering monetary damages, specific performance, or attorney fees upon a win. Our contract attorneys have experience aggressively representing our clients’ legal rights and we do everything in our power to find a solution that is right for you.
If you need legal assistance developing, reviewing, negotiating, or litigating contract and other legal agreements, do not hesitate to contact Buche & Associates at our San Diego, Los Angeles, or Houston offices. There is no charge for an initial call or consultation to assess your legal needs.
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