Contracts often contain a provision stating that the venue for all claims arising out of the contract shall lie solely and exclusively in a certain location or that the contract shall be enforced in the courts of a specific state. This typically is advantageous to the party that prepared the contract. The question is—is it enforceable? CONTINUE READING...
AUTHOR: Erik Szabo
POSTED: August 28, 2017
TAGS: arbitration, clause, construction, construction law, contract, foreign, forum, forum selection clause, Lien, litigation, materialman, subcontract, subcontractor, unenforceable, venue, void
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