Legal Forms

Read our guides to the forms you might encounter in your life and business—from contracts and affidavits, to NDAs and bills of sale.

How to Obtain a Certificate of Authority in California

Ready to do business in California? Here's how you can get a Certificate of Authority to put you on the road to success.

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Do-It-Yourself Contract? When to Call in the Pros

DIY is a fun and hip way to transform everything from an ugly coffee table to your grandfather's old VW bus. So when you need a contract, why not do…

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Understanding a Room Rental Agreement

If you're seeking to make extra income or want to downsize, then consider renting out one of your empty rooms before you decide to sell your home.…

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Why Noncompete Agreements Are Falling Out of Favor

Noncompete agreements have had a rough go in the legal system lately, with many being struck down, but there are still several ways business owners…

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How to Write an Academic Letter of Recommendation

Writing an academic reference letter sounds easy, but the strength of your endorsement can mean the difference between acceptance or rejection by a…

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Creating a Residential Sublease Agreement with Landlord Consent

Need to move out of your home before the lease is up? Find out whether subleasing might work for your situation and how to go about it.

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What is Indemnity and Why is it Important

Indemnity is an important element of contracts because it is designed to punish a party who breaches the contract. Learn about the different types of…

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How to Use a Noncompete Agreement When You Work with Independent Contractors

A noncompete agreement may seem like a great way to protect your company from competition by independent contractors, but there are can be legal…

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Key Elements of a Catering Contract

Hiring a caterer for an event? Find out what information should be spelled out in the catering contract before you sign on that dotted line.

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Adding an Indemnity Agreement to Your Promissory Note

In the event a promissory note is lost, destroyed, stolen, or damaged, adding a replacement and indemnity agreement to the note helps ensure the note…

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