Breach of Contract

New Jersey Breach of Contract Attorneys

A contract functions as a private law governing the relationships between two or more parties. Those parties can be individuals, businesses, or the government. If and when necessary, the courts will enforce these private laws. Knowing that contracts will be enforced by our courts allows America’s commercial system to function. Otherwise, agreements and contracts could be made but not enforced. You would have to trust the other person to uphold their end of the agreement if the courts couldn’t enforce it, often making a contract unnecessary.

A well-drafted contract will work to prevent many problems in advance. Unfortunately, countless contracts are not well-drafted, or they don’t account for potential new circumstances. The result is complex legal and factual issues in lawsuits over the interpretation and breach of contracts.

Our New Jersey breach of contract attorneys have decades of experience in litigation over New Jersey contract disputes. We have successfully represented clients in all aspects of contract litigation, including:

  • Negotiations
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation 
  • Mediation

The best negotiating strategy is to build a strong case so that we can negotiate from a position of strength. When one party breaches its contract with another, whether a business or an individual, our New Jersey breach of contract lawyers are known for being aggressive in fighting for our clients’ rights, no matter what they may be.

Types of New Jersey Contract Disputes

Contracts govern a plethora of issues—from minor to major. Our experienced and knowledgeable attorneys handle litigation over a wide variety of contractual disputes, which includes:

  • Breach of employment contracts, including restrictive covenants such as non-compete, non-solicitation, confidentiality, and agreements
  • Breach of contract between businesses, including customer contracts, franchise agreements, vendor agreements, and other similar disputes
  • Disputes over contracts that govern business transactions, such as the sale of a company or sale of its assets, and related restrictive covenants
  • Issues regarding the interpretation of or breach of contracts for the sale of residential or commercial real estate
  • Disputes concerning financing and collateral agreements, such as promissory notes, mortgages, UCC and security agreements, and financing statements
  • Breach of construction contracts, including vendor agreements, prime contracts, and sub-contracts
  • Disputes involving residential and commercial real estate leases and equipment leases
  • Breaches of agreements between owners of business ventures, for instance,  partnership and shareholder litigation
  • Lawsuits regarding insurance companies wrongfully denying coverage in breach of their policies (enforceable contracts)

Other types of disputes we manage include:

  • Employment agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Non-compete agreements or non-competition agreements)
  • Security agreements (involving pledging of collateral to secure a loan)
  • Web hosting agreements
  • Web site development agreements

What is the Breach of Contract in New Jersey?

Contracts can end in many different ways. One of the least desirable ways is by breach of contract. A breach happens if one party doesn’t fulfill their responsibilities as they promised to in the contract. Breaches can be small or significant. Small breaches don’t generally terminate a contract. A significant breach materially impacts the subject matter of the contract. A significant breach in a contract may result in damages to the other party.

In breach of contract causes, damages can be hard to identify and even more difficult to establish in court. By working with a well-versed New Jersey breach of contract attorney, your case has a greater chance of success. Courts usually only award monetary damages if the harm done to the aggrieved party is provable and foreseeable. Foreseeable damages are defined as those that could have or should have been anticipated when the contract was created. 

It’s the job of New Jersey courts to place the innocent contract party in the same position they would have been in if the contract had been performed and not breached. For example, if the breach of contract caused a business to lose $1000, the court would award them $1000 in damages paid by the party who breached the contract.

Schedule Your Consultation with a Trusted New Jersey Breach of Contract Attorney Today

At Varcadipane & Pinnisi, PC, we stand shoulder to shoulder with our clients, guiding them toward a successful outcome in their case. We encourage you to contact our New Jersey breach of contract attorneys to discuss your legal needs and find out why clients throughout New Jersey and New York rely on us for legal counsel. Whether you believe another party breached their contract with you or you need to find out what your rights are within a contract, our lawyers can help.

Call us today at 800-616-2916 or contact us online for free initial case consultation with a skilled New Jersey breach of contract lawyer and learn about the services we offer. 

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