Handshake Agreements and Breach of Contracts

two people shaking hands

The old-fashioned handshake began as a means for two people to assure one another that neither was carrying a weapon. Over the years the handshake has evolved into a contractual gesture for different types of agreements. With pages and pages of contracts and barely visible fine print, do handshakes still carry any weight in the […]

We’ve got an Oral Agreement, Uh oh…

With the economy the way it is, I’ve had a lot of clients come to me recently attempting to enforce an oral agreement. I’ve seen contracts as high as $200,000.00, all over a “handshake”. Now a handshake is nice, I appreciate a strong firm grip as much as the next person. But is it worth […]