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Web development service agreement

drawing up a formal contract or service agreement



11:35 pm on Apr 29, 2001 (gmt 0)

I'm writing up a contract for a web design for a client, and I've never had to bother with the formality of a solid written contract before.

I'm looking for some tips on writing out the verbage on the contract itself, legalese, etc. Searching on google produced some good examples, but I would like to get one that was, if possible, public domain and relevant to New York (if that's necessary.)

Appreciate the help, and I love these boards! :)


3:12 pm on Apr 30, 2001 (gmt 0)

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I have never seen anything like that online Just go to your local Office Supply Store and they will bae "Bolier plate" contracts that you can rip apart. Look for a service contract or something like that and you should find everything that you need in it.

"May all you clicks be sales"


4:47 pm on May 2, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Hi Widhadh, welcome to the forums.

We've been through and around the contract issue a few times here. There are some online ones that are good, and if they are in Google, that is a fair indication you can use them for templates. Must confess - that's what I did many moons ago until one contract made it clear I needed legal help. I wouldn't be affraid to start with a good online copy and modify it to suit.


5:47 am on May 4, 2001 (gmt 0)

I am not sure if you people are aware of or not, but have you tried to visit www.allbusiness.com

They are having a HUGE list of contracts/agreements and you can download them in .doc format. Just change it as per your requirements. They are very professional and works GREAT.

I am sure this will help.


4:30 am on May 6, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Having a solid contract is important because it protects you and your client. I found a number of them online and then modified them to suit my needs (just as Brett said). Try nolo.com a legal information site. I found it helpful. I will post the other links I used when I can find them. Good luck

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