Bibliographic Details

Drafting effective contracts : a practitioner's guide / R.A. Feldman, Raymond T. Nimmer.

Author / Creator Feldman, Robert A., 1949-
Edition 2nd ed.
Imprint Gaithersburg, Md. : Aspen Law & Business, 1999-
Description v. (loose-leaf) ; 26 cm.
Language English
Subject Contracts -- United States.
Contracts -- United States -- Language.
Legal composition.
Contracts.
Contracts -- Language.
Legal composition.
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/3685198
Other authors / contributors Nimmer, Raymond T., 1944-
ISBN 0735503761
Notes Loose-leaf for updating.
Includes index.
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Process
  • Chapter 1. Getting Started
  • §1.01. Client Attitudes Toward Contracts
  • §1.02. Client Contacts
  • §1.03. Drafting Control
  • §1.03A. Drafting Technique and Style Considerations
  • §1.04. Forms
  • §1.05. Preliminary Documents
  • Chapter 2. Drafting Elements
  • §2.01. Introduction
  • §2.02. Drafting Elements
  • §2.03. The Elements Assembled
  • §2.04. Electronic Commerce Issues
  • Forms: Agreement for the Purchase and Sale of Selected Assets
  • Chapter 3. Negotiations and Closings
  • §3.01. Negotiating Contracts
  • §3.02. Handling Closings
  • Part II. Applications
  • Chapter 4. Agreements for the Sale of Goods and Services-Overview
  • §4.01. Introduction
  • §4.02. An Approach to the Applicable Law
  • §4.03. Article 2 Coverage of Goods and Services
  • §4.04. Article 2's Contracting Rules
  • §4.05. Service Contract Considerations
  • §4.06. Firm Offers
  • §4.07. Conflicts in Sales Forms
  • §4.08. The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act
  • §4.09. International Sales Under the U.N. Convention
  • Chapter 5. Agreements for the Sale of Goods and Services-Structural Analysis
  • §5.01. Parties
  • §5.02. Recitals
  • §5.03. Subject
  • §5.04. Consideration
  • §5.05. Warranties and Representations
  • §5.06. Risk Allocation
  • §5.07. Conditions
  • §5.08. Performance
  • §5.09. Dates and Term
  • §5.10. Boilerplate
  • §5.11. Signatures
  • Forms: Short Form Purchase Order
  • Long Form Purchase Order
  • Master Purchase Agreement
  • Short Form Sales Agreement
  • Short Form Sales Agreement-Alternative Form
  • Long Form Sales Agreement
  • Term Purchase Agreement
  • General Consulting Services Agreement (Prepared by Buyer)
  • General Consulting Services Agreement-Alternative Form (Prepared by Seller)
  • Chapter 6. Promissory Notes-Overview
  • §6.01. Introduction
  • §6.02. Negotiability
  • §6.03. Interest
  • §6.04. Consumer Credit
  • Chapter 7. Promissory Notes-Structural Analysis
  • §7.01. Parties
  • §7.02. Recitals
  • §7.03. Subject §7.04 Consideration
  • §7.05. Warranties and Representations
  • §7.06. Risk Allocation
  • §7.07. Conditions
  • §7.08. Performance
  • §7.09. Dates and Term
  • §7.10. Boilerplate
  • §7.11. Signatures
  • Forms: Demand Note
  • Term Note
  • Installment Note
  • Secured Note
  • Nonnegotiable Note
  • Chapter 8. Guaranties-Overview
  • §8.01. Introduction
  • §8.02. Contract Formation
  • §8.03. Types of Guaranties and Performance
  • §8.04. Discharge
  • Chapter 9. Guaranties-Structural Analysis
  • §9.01. Parties
  • §9.02. Recitals
  • §9.03. Subject
  • §9.04. Consideration
  • §9.05. Warranties and Representations
  • §9.06. Risk Allocation
  • §9.07. Conditions
  • §9.08. Performance
  • §9.09. Dates and Term
  • §9.10. Boilerplate
  • §9.11. Signatures
  • Forms
  • Guaranty of a Specific Indebtedness
  • Continuing Guaranty of Trade Indebtedness
  • Guaranty of Real Propert