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How to Handle a Breach of Contract Situation
33% of all civil court cases are for breach of contract. If you believe an employee, customer, vendor or other party has breached a contract with your business, you should take the following steps.
- Try to resolve the dispute by speaking with the other party in a firm yet respectful tone
- If the problem persists, send a formal demand letter that references the contract
- If you still get no resolution, you may choose to file a lawsuit for breach of contract
A small business plan from LegalShield allows you to have a lawyer help you will all of the above steps. You get unlimited consultation with a business lawyer and they can even write demand letters and make phone calls to settle contract disputes before going filing a lawsuit.
Join LegalShield now and be on the phone with an contract lawyer in 4 hours or less after initial contact.
Defend Your Business Against a Breach of Contract Claim
Should your business have to defend itself in a breach of contract lawsuit, know that our Small Business Legal Plus and Small Business Legal Pro Plans have an optional trial defense services add-on for only $14.95/month. .
Your lawyer will not only provide legal advice, review documents and conduct research, they’ll actually represent you at hearings and trials to protect your rights and the investment you have made in your business.
Not all pre-existing situations qualify for defense benefits, so contact LegalShield as soon as possible to get the legal protection your business needs for a price it can easily afford.