Fayetteville Attorneys Defend Businesses and Individuals in Breach of Contract Cases
AR lawyers help clients settle or litigate disputes
The Fayetteville lawyers at Cox, Cox & Estes, P.L.L.C. help clients resolve the disputes that arise out of contracts and agreements. For business owners, it is essential to know what to do if you entered a contract and things haven’t turned out the way you expected. Our attorneys can provide you with the knowledgeable assistance you need to understand your legal rights. Our firm represents clients who have breached or have been accused of breaching an agreement. We have the skills necessary to represent you or your business when you are involved in a breach of contract claim.
Understanding breach of contract
Breach of contract is a fairly common occurrence in the world of business. A breach occurs when someone violates the terms of an agreement. A breach can occur at any time after the creation of a contract. Either party can cause a breach through its actions or inaction. Some breaches are justified under the law and others are not. Some breaches are small. In these cases, the parties may be able to continue performance under their agreement. Breaches that are serious enough to disrupt the entire purpose of the contract may be considered material breaches, rendering the contract void. Breaches occur for many reasons. We represent clients in all types of breach of contract cases, including:
- Failure to pay for a product or services
- Failure to deliver a product or services
- Missed deadlines
- Failure to meet the terms of a secondary agreement, such as a lease, mortgage or loan document
- Disputes over terms in the contract
- Disputes between partners or workers
- Work stoppages
Our attorneys work to settle or litigate your case to minimize your exposure.
Representing clients who have been accused of a breach
In every contract dispute, at least one company will find itself on the defense. Our AR attorneys represent clients who have wrongfully been accused of breaching a contract. In many cases, actions that would normally constitute a breach are allowed because of something the other party did first. We also represent clients who have breached their contracts purposely in order to pursue alternatives. This is known as “efficient breach.” The law does not seek to punish those who breach contacts. Rather, the law’s aim is to make each party whole. This might mean restoring any money the company lost or potentially compensating them for the profits they expected to earn. We help clients in this situation develop defenses for their actions and skillfully defend their rights in court.
If you or your business is involved in a contract dispute, call us today.
At Cox, Cox & Estes, P.L.L.C., we provide experienced and skilled help to companies dealing with contract breaches and disputes. Call us at 479-595-8828 or contact us online to schedule a consultation.