verbal agreements

How many times have we run afoul of film producer Samuel Goldwyn’s famous maxim: “A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on”? (I’ve certainly done it). And yet, isn’t life nicer, simpler when you don’t have to worry about creating a paper trail? Why not just trust the people you’re doing business with? […]

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The business law advisor gives you the simple solution to making verbal agreements. What’s this about a simple solution to verbal agreements? Who says there’s a problem? As a lawyer who has had to litigate contract cases involving verbal agreements, I say, “I do.” Do you remember playing the game “telephone” as a kid, where […]

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