Contract Questions


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Alternative to expensive legal contract review?

I have a partnership agreement I'd like a second opinion on, but I can't afford a lawyer right now. What other resources are out there? I've found a web-based contract review site that uses...

asked Oct 6 '12 at 04:13
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Jim
4 points

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Setting income limits for rental leases

I'm looking to rent out some condos and a large 'plex and am looking to change some of the lease terms. I've noticed some lessors setting income requirements of 3x-4x rent from their renters. Is...

asked Oct 6 '12 at 05:52
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Mechaflash
146 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
639 Views
On working with consultants

I have been asked by many startups to help them with their core machine learning IP Unlike outsourced software development, machine learning is difficult to outsource or even to specify because it...

asked Oct 12 '12 at 01:04
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Charles Martin
26 points

4 Votes
2 Answers
1.07K Views
Company Signing rights

What determines who has authority to sign a contract on behalf of the company? What if a low level employee signs a contract in the name of the company, is it still binding? What happens when...

asked Sep 1 '12 at 13:17
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Aaron
21 points

3 Votes
4 Answers
1.09K Views
Considering hiring advisors/consultants for my startup website

How should they be paid; what is an average fee for a professional...non professional? I really don't know how much time or useful info they will provide so is giving them a percentage of...

asked Sep 12 '12 at 01:32
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Jimmy
71 points

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1 Answers
628 Views
Service contract with monthly fee and extra hours

Let's say I provide services for my clients (consulting/programming/training, etc.) but the services are provided on demand at the clients' request. I want to charge a fixed monthly fee to cover...

asked Sep 15 '12 at 05:14
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Miguel M
1 point

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Is Service Agreement Nullified if missing a referenced document?

Does a reference to another document which is no longer available or lost make a contract void or nullified? Such as a service agreement between two companies that makes reference to a marketing...

asked Aug 5 '12 at 16:57
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Brian Boatright
101 points

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How to compare contract rates with permanent rates, in UK

I am thinking of contracting, but do not know how to compare contract (inside and outside IR35) with permanent rates, within the United Kingdom (specifically England). So far I have...

asked Aug 9 '12 at 01:43
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Richard
101 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
742 Views
contract after work has been done in good faith

I have been developing software with a company owned by my cousin and others for the past 7 months. The most recent software I developed over the past 4 months was based on my own ideas about how...

asked Aug 3 '12 at 01:41
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User1312003
6 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
892 Views
Non-compete clause for a early employee

Is it common to ask early employee of a startup to sign a contract containing non-compete clauses? I am against our employee, but I have a little concern on our competitor as they have money to...

asked Jul 15 '12 at 01:28
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Yoga
116 points

16 Votes
5 Answers
2.72K Views
Losing Controlling Interest in a company, can that be bad?

Basically I have been lucky to get spotted by some angel investors and will be signing £60,000 for 60% of my current business come thursday, which will really boost my start-up massively and...

asked Jul 4 '12 at 07:18
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Owen O'neill
83 points

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Can I use Terms of Service for my SaaS instead of regular contract?

I have a B2B SaaS web app. In most cases my clients are small or medium sized organizations and we have annual contracts. In other words, they sign the contract, according to which they are 'locked...

asked Jun 9 '12 at 01:03
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Salmon
960 points

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Are online incorporation and contract forms sufficient?

Myself and two others have founded a start up and would like to incorporate. There are several sites that set up and file online (LegalZoom being one example), and I was wondering if in early...

asked May 15 '12 at 03:26
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Zugwalt
135 points

2 Votes
3 Answers
836 Views
Non-compete clause in social media

I am in talks with one company (to be hired as a web developer) and looks like a contract is going to be signed soon. There are talks about non-compete clause that does not allow me to work in the...

asked Apr 18 '12 at 09:39
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Gediminas
113 points

5 Votes
1 Answers
681 Views
How old does one legally have to be to start/own a share in a company in the US?

I am 18 but my co-founder is 17. (In other words, I am able to sign a binding contract, he is not.) We are getting ready to incorporate our startup — but is my co-founder old enough to start, and...

asked Apr 25 '12 at 02:23
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David Kendal
28 points

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0.5% equity and 2k/month to be the #1 CDO in a startup

I really need your help. It 's the first time I've been asked to work for a startup. The company has already been made??, founded by 2 partners, and has already received an initial investment, but...

asked Apr 6 '12 at 20:58
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Vin
1 point

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implications of a pre-contractual agreement with potential future employer?

I have only seen this being done for football players that have running contracts that will expire in a year's or two year's time and want to make it easy for the next football club to sign them...

asked Apr 10 '12 at 18:23
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6152142613526
68 points

1 Votes
2 Answers
782 Views
Contract jurisdiction venue

I'm in the process of closing a somewhat sizable deal with a new client, and the only sticking point with the contract is the choice of jurisdiction. I am located in state A, the client in state...

asked Mar 27 '12 at 04:38
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Josh3736
116 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
994 Views
How do you approach intellecutal property rights when developping general products for cilents?

We always "reserve the right to re-use any code written for this project" in our contracts with clients. With this in mind, if a later client needs a very similar web app, is it ethical to slightly...

asked Mar 5 '12 at 05:12
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Big Tuna
349 points

4 Votes
1 Answers
558 Views
How do you structure contracts with clients

I am bidding on the construction of a website for a startup. We agreed to make it a fixed price contact, and I have what I consider a reasonable bid ready. What I wanted to know is how payment on...

asked Feb 20 '12 at 10:35
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Bill Leeper
123 points