Why you Should have an Attorney Draft your Legal Documents

 

When it comes to drafting legal documents you may want to consider having someone with years of experiences and expertise of state and federal law to do the work. It could be detrimental to you or your business if you decide to take on the task yourself. The lawyers at Robinson, Seiler & Anderson Law Firm in Provo, Utah have the expertise and experience you can trust when it comes to drafting legal documents. Below are just some of the reasons why you should have an attorney draft your Legal Documents.

 

Understanding and Including Necessary Terms

You may end up bound to terms that you don’t want. Without fully understanding the laws that may affect your business you may inadvertently not include terms in your agreement that are required by law. Some states have specific laws that require you to transact business in a particular manner, one that you may not agree with. These laws or/binding terms may have an effect on how you can transact business with your customers. Having an attorney make sure you are including and agreeing to all the necessary terms in your legal document will be nothing but beneficial.

 

Creating a Valid and Enforceable Agreement

When drafting your legal documents you want to make sure that what you are including in your legal documents are valid and enforceable. The purpose of a contract is to memorialize the agreement of the parties in writing, so there is no confusion as to each party’s obligation under the contract. If the contract is not legally valid it is not enforceable. Accordingly you would not be able to use the contract in court to enforce your rights under it and it is useless. The expertise of an attorney can ensure that your contract is valid and enforceable.

 

Making sure your Interests are Protected

You may not be protecting your interests. Without being familiar with contract law, a contract drafted by a non-lawyer may not protect your interests at all, especially if you are unaware of what rights you may have. Laws may need to be interpreted in order to determine your rights. The attorneys at Robinson, Seiler & Anderson Law Firm in Provo, Utah work hard to make sure you and your interests are protected when drafting legal documents.

 

Call our office today to learn more about the services we offer and how we can help you in all of your legal matters.

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Norman H. Jackson, Utah Court of Appeals Judge, Retired, has joined the law firm of Robinson, Seiler & Anderson, LC, effective April 2017.  Judge Jackson was one of the seven founding Judges of the Utah Court of Appeals and served terms as Presiding and Associate Presiding Judge.
 
Judge Jackson was the senior attorney in a Richfield law firm for eighteen years.  The firm engaged in legal, business and tax cases, including practice before State and Federal Courts, U.S. Board of Land Appeals, Utah Public Service Commission and Arizona Corporation Commission.  Clients included counties, cities, banks department stores, communications and credit associations, irrigation companies, auto dealers, building supply stores, farmers, ranchers and small businesses. They took “every type of case that came through the door,” from criminal defense work to a patent royalty dispute for the inventor of the Frisbee. Judge Jackson has been a lifetime rancher doing business in Utah as Jackson Cattle Company and Arizona as EJ Cattle Ranches.
 
Judge Jackson’s professional service includes terms on the Utah State Bar Commission, Bar Foundation (President and Vice President), Air Travel Commission, and Utah Information Technology Commission.  He served on the Judiciary’s Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee for thirteen years and initiated and supervised the Appellate Court Mediation Office.  He developed and advanced a realistic and workable framework for both of Utah’s Appellate Courts to use in reviewing trial court and administrative agency decisions.  He published three editions of Utah Standards of Appellate Review while participating in more than 2,000 appellate court decisions.  
 
Judge Jackson’s experience will complement the other outstanding lawyers at Robinson, Seiler & Anderson, LC.  The firm will continue its representation of injured individuals, as well as clients in real estate, business, estate planning, tax, contract and education matters.
 

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