Breach of Contract
Contracts are essential parts of business for many companies, their employees, and any contractors that they utilize to complete projects. They’re also common in business deals, divorces/family issues, and for keeping trade secrets away from prying eyes. Because they’re considered binding legal documents, contracts have significant power, and when they’re violated, other parties that signed them can seek legal recourse—especially if the violation caused them to incur damages to their finances or reputation.
At the Law Office of Joel A. Levine, our Austin civil litigation law attorneys understand how damaging a breached contract can be for the affected parties. Whether you’re a business owner, an employee, or an independent contractor, you deserve recourse and experienced legal representation during this difficult but common scenario. We’re also here for anyone who needs assistance with a breached contract outside of employment-related situations, including agreements related to business transactions and divorces or inheritances.
How Can a Lawyer Help with Your Breach of Contract Issue?
Contracts are often complex and wordy, and it can be difficult for people to make sense of every clause contained within them. In addition, the penalties for violating contracts can seem vague and subjective. But with an attorney’s help, contracts can become much more easily understood.
When you get in touch with our legal team, you’ll get the following assistance with your breach of contract issue:
· Establishing facts concerning the contract—Contracts can only enforce terms and conditions that are clearly spelled out within them. That can be a double-edged sword depending on what side of the contract breach you’re on. Our legal team will go over your contract with a fine-toothed comb to determine exactly what it does and does not say, and we’ll use those facts to best protect your interests throughout the legal process.
· Determining how or if the contract was breached—All breach of contract disputes must originate with a valid complaint that the contract was violated in some manner. Many breaches of contract disputes become stalemates, as it can be difficult to prove which party was at fault or whether contract itself was violated. Our legal team can investigate your situation and find out when, where, and if the contract was breached.
· Negotiating damages for the violation—Breaches of contract can be highly damaging for the parties involved. Businesses may incur big expenses and hits to their reputation, while individuals may suffer major financial losses out of their own pockets. Our attorneys know that while contracts are legally binding, the terms and conditions for violations are also often negotiable. After establishing the facts and determining how the contract was breached, we can draft a compromise that will help all involved parties reach a mutually beneficial agreement more quickly and efficiency.
Get Our Experienced Legal Team on Your Side Today.
Breaches of contract and other civil and commercial disputes aren’t something to be taken lightly. Your finances, reputation, and your livelihood may be at stake. Trying to negotiate a breached contract on your own can be difficult and confusing, especially if you’re unfamiliar with all of the terms and conditions that are present in most contracts. Our team of attorneys knows how contracts are drafted and worded, and we’ll make sure you aren’t caught off guard or taken advantage of due to fine print.
Contact us today for a free consultation. You can call us 24 hours per day, 7 days per week at (512) 982-1510. It’s our goal to fight for the rights of all Texans, and that includes protecting people from all types of contract violations and breaches.