Contract Formation Attorneys Based in Miami-Dade County
Contracts are agreements between two or more parties, which range from structuring a fee arrangement for services rendered to outlining specific duties to be performed in exchange for valid consideration. In order to form a contract, there must be an offer, an acceptance, and valid consideration, which means there must be a benefit which must be bargained for between the parties.
While Florida is an at-will employment state, which means the employer or employee may terminate the relationship for any reason at any time, employers often require agreements from employees, which may include clauses of non-competition, non-solicitation, and confidentiality. Under Florida law, continued employment is considered sufficient consideration for these agreements. It is often beneficial for the parties to seek the advice of counsel prior to signing these agreements as there can usually be areas of negotiation to be addressed.