Anyone serious about web design understands the essential role contracts play in the process. A contract is a legal document binding two parties to a trade, and it can carry heavy weight should a dispute arise. Unfortunately, not every project goes well — despite your best efforts — and there may come a time when the enforcement of a contract is necessary. It’s at that point you’ll thank yourself for having gone through the trouble of creating a sound legal document, and in the end, it’ll probably end up saving you time and money.
I’ve come across all sorts of contracts in my experience. Some are the size of books and others are mere one-pagers. I’ve seen ambiguous contracts and I’ve seen rock solid contracts.
Having a poor contract is almost as bad as having no contract, so I’ve compiled a short list of the most essential provisions you must consider adding to your contract template.Keep Reading