Atlanta Breach of Contract Attorney
Contracts are at the center of essentially all business agreements and many conflicts. When a contract is signed, it’s perfectly reasonable to expect the other party to abide by the terms that were agreed to. A valid contract is legally binding and enforceable, so if you find yourself in a position where the other party isn’t holding up their end of the deal, it’s time to consider speaking to an attorney. If you need assistance with a breach of contract issue, Williams Oinonen LLC can help. Contact us today for a consultation by filling out our online form or calling 404-654-0288.
Why You Need a Lawyer
If you’re dealing with an individual or entity who has breached a valid contract, it’s in your best interest to contact an experienced attorney, especially if you’ve already tried to work out the issue with the other party and haven’t been successful. A lawyer can also help you prevent this situation by drawing up and executing a valid contract that will protect you and your interests.
What is a Breach of Contract?
For a breach of contract claim, the other party must have failed to complete their contractual obligations without a legal reason for doing so. Examples of a breach of contract include failing to deliver goods or services, failure to complete a job, failure to pay on time, breach of a non-compete or non-disclosure clause, and many more possible failures to act or perform as agreed.
Remedies for Breach of Contract
If the other party to the contract is not acting in good faith and abiding by the terms, you can seek legal remedies, including the following:
In many circumstances, a breach of contract from the other party can result in the loss of substantial sums of money. If you paid someone in exchange for services they didn’t complete, or a supplier failed to deliver goods that were contractually promised and that caused you to lose out on revenue, you can see how a breach of contract can have costly consequences. If you’ve suffered financial harm from the breach, you can seek compensation for several items, such as business losses, lost revenue or income, attorneys’ fees, and other damages that you can establish.
Another option when a party is in breach of a contract is to rescind or cancel the contract. If this is the remedy you are seeking, you should also receive your money back if you paid for services that weren’t performed or goods that weren’t delivered in accordance with the agreement. Georgia law attempts to make the innocent party whole, restoring them back to their original condition that they would’ve been in before the breach. It’s not enough to simply cancel the contract; if you paid someone money and they didn’t fulfill their part of the agreement, you should get that money back.
In some cases, monetary compensation isn’t an appropriate remedy for a breach of contract. Sometimes the only appropriate remedy is to request that the court force the other party to complete their contractual duties. This is a less common form of relief, but it can be an option if you can show that monetary compensation wouldn’t solve the issue or even come close to making you whole again.
Williams Oinonen LLC Will Help You Get What’s Yours
The lawyers at Williams Oinonen LLC have been assisting clients with breach of contract issues for years. We understand the stress of coming to an agreement with someone and having them not follow through. We will always keep you updated on your case, and you will have our undivided attention. When our clients aren’t treated fairly, we’re never afraid to go to trial. Contact us today for a consultation by filling out our online form or calling 404-654-0288.