Contract Disputes in Atlanta
Atlanta Civil Litigation Lawyer on Your Side
Contract disputes in civil litigation are some of the most frustrating
and complicated legal matters a person or a company can come across. You
may have signed an agreement in full confidence that the other end of
the bargain would be upheld, only to have it fall through due to one mishap
or another. Whether you are an individual dealing with a contract from
a manufacturer or the head of a business trying to reestablish a binding
partnership, a contract dispute should not be taken on alone.
Let our Atlanta
civil litigation lawyer at Schuyler Elliott & Associates, Inc. be the ones to come
to your aid. We can review your case and your claims to ensure that nothing
is being overlooked, and that your best interests, reputation, and possibly
even your finances are being protected.
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How Can Contract Disputes Arise?
The idea of a contract is that it is a legal document that tells both parties
how to behave, and what they need to do for both to benefit. Sometimes
this tit-for-tat setup is known as mutual compromises. The contract may
become breached when a party fails to successfully complete their compromise,
usually in one of two common ways:
Material breach: Something is done, or not done, that makes the contract itself broken in
accordance to the law.
Anticipatory breach: When one party indicates that they cannot or will not meet their obligation
as defined by the contract.
Understanding Breaches and Disputes
Consider the following example of a typical and somewhat simple breach
that would lead to a contract dispute requiring civil litigation: You
hire a moving crew that guarantees they will pay for any damages they
cause when shifting around your furniture. When they are carrying a large
table, a leg breaks off and they drop it, shattering a window. Only, now
they refuse to pay for the window because they claim your table’s
rickety condition is the cause of the damage.
In this situation, you could make the claim that by hiring their services,
you created a contract between you and the moving crew that also guaranteed
you would pay for no damages during the move. They could, however, contest
your claims with some sort of unannounced clause about owner liability.
When you cannot agree, you have a contract dispute that requires civil
If you need professional representation during a matter as complex as a
contract dispute, do not hesitate to get your
free case evaluation from our Atlanta civil litigation attorney