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.

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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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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Giving Your Landlord a Lease Termination Letter

If you're terminating your lease early, you'll need to draft a letter explaining yourself and provide additional information.

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Modify an Existing Contract with a Contract Amendment

A contract amendment allows you to change, delete, or add to an already existing contract. Learn how to amend a contract—and what to avoid when doing…

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Intellectual Property Assignment: What It Is and How to Make One

Just as with buying and selling physical property, transferring the ownership of intellectual property is an important part of doing business.…

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How to Get a California Seller's Permit for Your Business

Setting up shop and selling your products in California is an exciting adventure. But you'll need a California Seller's Permit to keep your business…

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Bill Of Sale for Automobiles - How to Guide

1. Overview You’ve listed your car and you’ve found your buyer - it’s time to finish your deal. In the modern marketplace, your transaction can’t be…

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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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10 Terms to Include In Your Rental Agreement

The terms of your rental agreement are important for protecting your rights as a property owner.

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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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