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Contracts for work under 1k

Contracts for work under 1k

Contracts for work under 1k

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thread507-414298: Contract Documents

Im starting to do some work in California that requires a contract. Where do i start? A lawyer? ASCE has some but they seem awfully long. Anyone do 1 page contracts for small jobs? Thank you

RE: Contracts for work under 1k

I would hire a lawyer to create a short form contract for you to use.

The most important thing it should do is limit your liability to much less than your insurance limits. You don't want to expose yourself to one or two million dollars in liability for a small fee.

DaveAtkins

RE: Contracts for work under 1k

If you are in California, try Lawyer in Blue Jeans.
B.E.

You are judged not by what you know, but by what you can do.

RE: Contracts for work under 1k

Maybe not the best advice but I took some old short form contracts I had from other past employers, the ASCE short-form contract, and some general internet legal advice and made a 1-page terms and conditions of what I consider the most critical contract items attached to a simple cover letter. I've attached a blank version that you can modify and use at your own risk.

Ian Riley, PE, SE
Professional Engineer (ME, NH, VT, CT, MA, FL, CO) Structural Engineer (IL, HI)

RE: Contracts for work under 1k

I would run any contract you use by your E&O insurance carrier. That goes for any contract you present to a client, or any contract your client presents to you.

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