Call for a FREE Consultation

Resolve Contract Disputes Quickly With a Contract Lawyer

contract lawyerEven with a written contract in place, contract disputes can occur. If you have, or anticipate having, a contract dispute, speak to a knowledgeable contract lawyer with Herbert Law Office immediately — we can develop a stronger argument with more time to analyze and prepare your case.

We Provide Comprehensive Contract Services

Contracts can be complex legal documents that present many issues in court. You deserve to have your rights protected. We can guide you with the following contract services:

  • Preparing contracts – When you need to draft a contract, you should consider all aspects of a legal document. We can make sure your document is fair to both sides and enforceable in court.
  • Reviewing contracts – An experienced contract lawyer can review any document you are asked to sign and help you understand your legal options.
  • Enforcing contracts – If you entered into an agreement and one party is not complying with a contract, our contract lawyer can help you enforce the contract. Often, a demand or letter of enforcement will prompt the other side to comply.
  • Annulling or voiding contracts – If you believe the terms of your contract are unfair, it may be voidable by law.
  • Negotiating contracts – We can help you negotiate terms that assure your interests are protected. Often, both parties will have a contract lawyer to ensure everyone is getting a fair deal.

What Is a Contract?

A contract is a legal agreement entered into by two or more parties that can be enforced in court, if necessary. All contracts include the following:

  • Mutual assent – Both parties must agree to the contract terms.
  • Consideration – Some sort of payment or exchange must occur for the agreement to be valid. For example, with a rental agreement, the landlord offers the apartment home as consideration and the renter pays money as consideration. Consideration does not have to be monetary, but must be significant.
  • Capacity – Both parties must understand the agreement. Neither parties may be under duress, forced into agreement, or incapacitated in any way.
  • Legality – The contract must convey legal items in exchange for legal compensation. A contract involving illicit transfer of crack cocaine would not likely hold up in court. Further, there are certain types of clauses that are not enforceable in court because they are inherently unfair.

A contract lawyer can evaluate your agreement and help you determine if your contract is valid and enforceable.

Breach of Contract

When one or both parties claim that someone is not in compliance with a contract, a breach of contract claim may be asserted. Breach of contract means that someone has failed, without valid or legal reason, to perform promises made in the contract. If someone fails to carry out even a small part of the contract, then a breach of contract claim may be asserted.

Breach of contract is common in business and personal transactions. A skilled contract lawyer can help you with the following breach of contract claims:

  • Failure to:
    • pay for goods or services
    • deliver goods or services
    • meet deadlines agreed to in the contract
    • meet the terms of the contract
  • Disputes over contract terms
  • Disputes between business partners
  • Employment issues
  • Work stoppages

There are an array of different contracts that may be breached. A contract lawyer can evaluate your contract and determine what type of contract you’re dealing with and how to best handle the situation. We can help with the following:

  • Commercial leases
  • Residential leases
  • Employment and work contracts
  • Service contracts
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Licensing contracts
  • Franchise contracts
  • Entertainment contracts
  • Construction contracts
  • Loan agreements
  • Business debts

A Contract Lawyer Can Help You

Contracts are legal documents that require knowledge about the law to enforce. It can be difficult to understand the complex legalese used in contract language. Certain contracts are invalid because they include illegal clauses. Both parties should feel that the contract is working in their favor; otherwise, a contract dispute may arise. Contact a skilled contract lawyer at Herbert Law Office today at (661) 273-9007.

Request a
Free Consultation

What Our Clients Say

  • Friendly and professional.

    ~ Tomas and Mary C., Lancaster

  • Very friendly and easy to work with.

    ~ Michael and Carole S., Acton

  • Very helpful, easy to understand. Felt very comfortable.

    ~ Judy W., Lancaster

  • (Marc) was very helpful and professional … patient answering all of our questions with cogent explanations.

    ~ Terry and Nancy L., Palmdale

  • Very pleasant and staff extremely helpful … open and honest.

    ~ Steve F., Quartz Hill

  • Excellent. Pleasant and well-informed …you educated us.

    ~ Raymond and Lori G., Santa Clarita

  • Explained everything well. Always available when our schedule changed. Easy to work with.

    ~ Mark and Suzanne F., Lancaster

  • Excellent. Easy process.

    ~ Michael and Susan R., Quartz Hill

  • Very efficient … (we appreciate) your attention to detail, ability to explain documents in “plain” English, good response time.

    ~ Thomas and Bonnie G., Tehachapi

  • We just kept putting it off. Thank you for your patience … (and) one-on-one personal contact.

    ~ Rex and Denise H., Acton

  • Very pleasant, patient and accommodating. Great listener … (the) Antelope Valley community should be proud of having such a caring and wonderful person like you, […]

    ~ Hovsep M. and Anna A., Palmdale

  • Excellent. Very professional, great attention to detail, seemed to really care … (and) answered all questions.

    ~ Daniel and Linda L., Ridgecrest

  • Personable, knowledgeable, explains well. Very happy with the courtesy and expertise in handling our Trust.

    ~ Anthony and Susan C., Lancaster

  • It was an easy experience for a hard thing to do. (Marc is) very easy to speak with and made everything easier to understand. We […]

    ~ Bruce and Christina Z., Tehachapi

  • (You) were always following up to make sure we had all we needed. Great service … provided a lot of information.

    ~ Carlos and Claudia O., Palmdale

  • Excellent. Very informative …friendly … (and) explained things clearly.

    ~ Robert and Joan W., Lancaster

  • Marc was great at understanding our needs and he and his staff are so responsive in providing what we need, how we need it … […]

    ~ James and Linda J., Palmdale

  • (We appreciate your) thoughtfulness, friendliness and fairness to walk us through the process and helping set up a Special Needs Trust

    ~ Dale and Meryl Z., Tehachapi

  • Friendly and welcoming atmosphere. We enjoyed working with Marc. He took time to explain and answer all and any questions … (You) did not rush […]

    ~ Keith and Susan I., Acton

  • Marc took his time explaining everything thoroughly to us and answered the many questions we asked. We have busy conflicting schedules, so at times we […]

    ~ Sharron K. and Bonnie M., Palmdale

  • Very professional staff … (Marc’s) first hand knowledge of the law (was very important)

    ~ Janet B., Lancaster

  • Excellent learning experience … (we appreciate your) expertise in the field.

    ~ Danny and Diane T., Ridgecrest

  • (My experience) was quite relaxing and worry-free … (Marc is) honest and answered any and all questions that I had leaving me with good feeling […]

    ~ James G., Lancaster

  • Excellent. Very professional and on the other hand very open, which made covering sensitive subjects a lot easier. (Marc is) easy to talk to.

    ~ Wilfred and Julia L., Palmdale

  • (Marc) was very patient with (me) … (and) anyone with assets and heirs (would benefit from his services).

    ~ Marcy W., Leona Valley

  • It is not fun to plan for one’s death, but you helped us be comfortable. You were very considerate to our needs, especially when it […]

    ~ John and Diane H., Palmdale

  • You and your staff were professional, helpful and patient … We took a long time getting everything together and you helped us and were patient […]

    ~ Jerry and Gloria V., Palmdale

  • Excellent. Very knowledgeable and helpful 🙂 … Your office was very helpful and persistent in keeping in contact with us during a very chaotic year. […]

    ~ Christopher and Naomi E., Temecula

  • We were in good hands with Marc’s expertise through every step. He was thorough. We didn’t feel rushed. We know that you are working for […]

    ~ Randy and Rebecca T., Lancaster

  • It was a well-paced comfortable experience

    ~ Richard and Clara H., Quartz Hill

  • Excellent. Professional and caring … (I liked) being able to contact you to answer my questions.

    ~ Dwight and Paula C., Palmdale

  • It was a pleasant and easy experience working with Marc …. Everyone who believes they and their family will “be alright” without a will and/or […]

    ~ Don and Michelle W., Lancaster

  • Marc is friendly and easy to talk to, very helpful. Marc explained everything clearly (and) patiently answered questions.

    ~ Evelyn G., Lancaster

  • Everyone is so patient with us and our situation. You’re easy to talk to and share personal stories that help (us) think through (our) own […]

    ~ Michael and Sharon W., Tehachapi

  • Excellent. Easy, efficient and thorough. (Marc) understood our goals, (his) explanations were easily understood (and he) always returned our calls. Thank you for your help.

    ~ Richard and Brenda M., Palmdale

  • The estate planning process was about as easy as a complex process could be. We liked the personal connection we felt with you and the […]

    ~ Craig and Nancy M., Lancaster

  • Attorney Herbert, you explained every detail that I couldn’t understand and (were) very professional (and) patient.

    ~ Donald and Karen B., Palmdale

  • You and your office personnel were very friendly and professional. You provided answers and we appreciated the advice you provided. You were organized and were […]

    ~ Robert and Nilsa P., Lancaster

  • Your patience and ability to explain the legal processes in layman terminology was important to me. You are good at putting clients at ease, which […]

    ~ Harry S., Palmdale

  • Great. Marc always tried to work with our schedules (and) promptly returned our calls. (We liked) your patience in all our many questions.

    ~ Larry and Lane R., Acton

  • (Our experience was) very pleasant … (we appreciate) your availability.

    ~ Cliff and Debbie B., Palmdale

  • We felt an immediate comfortable bond … I had interviewed 7 attorneys before you. You were always kind and respectful and explained everything so I […]

    ~ Alan and Susan S., Lancaster

  • Excellent. You also handled my Mom’s Trust … Marc is willing to take the time to talk with me. Thank you.

    ~ James and Johanna M., Palmdale

  • Marc is very professional and quick … (with) friendliness (and) good atmosphere.

    ~ Michael and Cheryl Y., Palmdale

  • Marc went above and beyond to ensure we understood every detail … We appreciated his patience and knowledge as well as being flexible with our […]

    ~ Russ and Lucy T., Acton

  • Just a sincere note of thanks to you for the extended journey toward my estate plan and for all your guidance and help … The […]

    ~ Carolyn H., Quartz Hill

  • The whole process was a great experience. The outcome was excellent.

    ~ Michael and Cynthia M., North Edwards

  • Excellent. You did a fantastic job getting back to us in a timely manner even through we were pretty slow on our end … My […]

    ~ Robert and Gina S., Palmdale

  • Thank you for being so patient and clarifying everything on my estate plan

    ~ Kathy H., Palmdale

  • I want to thank you for everything you did to help me. I will gladly recommend you to anyone.

    ~ Sue S., Quartz Hill

  • We appreciate your integrity and honesty. I will recommend you to all my friends.

    ~ Paul and Cheryl S., Lancaster

  • I just wanted to say thank you for all you have done. I will highly recommend your legal

    services to anyone looking for a great […]

    ~ Kelly C., Palmdale

  • Words cannot express how grateful I am to you.

    ~ Kim D., Acton

  • Thank you so much.

    ~ Mike R., Lancaster

  • We th good counsel.

    ~ John and Julie K., Lancaster

  • Thank you so much. I really appreciate your help.

    ~ Amy K., Quartz Hill

  • Just want to say thank you for all of your help and your time. May God bless you.

    ~ Scott D., Palmdale

  • Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Oh, and thank you again!

    ~ Chris B., Quartz Hill

  • What else can I say? Thank you big time. We are so appreciative. You deserve our sincere gratitude!

    ~ Mark and Pam B., Lancaster

  • Thank you so much for all of your help.

    ~ Linda W., Palmdale