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Posts Tagged ‘forms’

Do It Yourself Contracts – What’s a Waiver?

We’ve been talking the past few posts about boilerplate language in contracts. This standardized language that falls towards the end of almost all contract documents might seem to be excessive and pointless, especially when you’re trying to do the writing yourself.

 

Do It Yourself Contracts – Is Boilerplate Necessary?

Ever heard someone say, when reviewing a contract with you, “that’s just boilerplate, don’t worry about it…” ? Maybe you and a customer considered saving some money by drafting your own agreement and decided to skip all that “boilerplate.”

 

Contract or Cat License?

The perils of DIY drafting. Remember the classic Monty Python skit? Eric Praline (John Cleese) walks into the Post Office to get a fish license for his pet halibut (also named Eric) and gets into an argument with the man behind the counter (Eric Idle). Here is an excerpt*: Praline (pulling out his “cat license” [...]