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.

Residential Rental Application Guide

1. Overview Successful property management begins with good documentation, and most landlords will start a leasing arrangement with a rental…

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Noncompete Agreements Explained

A noncompete agreement is a contract used to reduce competition by prohibiting former employees from taking certain jobs after leaving the company.

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Using a Buy-Sell Agreement

A buy-sell agreement helps ensure the ownership of a business will remain with the remaining owners or the company itself should one member exit.

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Understanding an Assignment of Copyright Agreement

Did you know you can assign, or transfer, your copyright to someone? Find out what information to include in your agreement and how you can make sure…

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Put Your Business on the Road to Success with a Joint Venture Agreement

A successful joint business venture starts with a solid joint venture agreement. Find out how to create and amend this kind of agreement.

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Understanding a Loan Guarantee Agreement

Before you personally guarantee a mortgage or other loan for a family member, or for your own corporation or LLC, you need to be sure you understand…

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Define Your Role with a Work Made for Hire Agreement

If you are work in a creative field, it's essential that you understand the concept of "work made for hire"—including when that term does and doesn't…

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Thinking of Forming a Joint Venture? Here's What You Need to Know

If your company is considering joining forces with another business for a special project, you should first understand the options for such a joint…

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What Is an Affidavit and How Is It Used?

At one point or another, just about everyone is required to sign some type of affidavit in the course of conducting common personal and business…

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5 Clauses Your Partnership Agreement Needs to Include

Creating a partnership agreement should be a top priority when launching a business with another person. A partnership agreement is a contract…

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