This Contractor Agreement is an agreement between a company or an individual and a Contractor, who agrees to perform certain work, not as an employee, but as an independent party, including terms such as price scope and other important elements.
Contractor Agreement This Contractor Agreement is an agreement between a company or an individual and a Contractor, who agrees to perform certain work, not as an employee, but as an independent party, including terms such as price scope and other important elements. ALL INFORMATION AND FORMS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY, INCLUDING AS TO LEGAL EFFECT OR COMPLETENESS. They are for guidance and should be modified by you or your attorney to meet your specific needs and the laws of your state. Use at your own risk. Docstoc, its employees or contractors who wrote or modified any form, are NOT providing legal or any other kind of advice and are not creating or entering into an Attorney-Client relationship. The information and forms are not a substitute for the advice of your own attorney. Subject to our Terms of Service (http://www.docstoc.com/popterm.aspx?page_id=15). See back cover page and read more here (http://www.docstoc.com/popterm.aspx?page_id=114) for additional disclaimers and more. This document is not approved, endorsed by, or affiliated with any State, or governmental or licensing entity. Entire document © Docstoc, Inc., 2010, 2011 Attorney Drafted CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT THIS CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT (“Agreement”) made this _____ [Month] _____ [Date], 20____, by and between _______________________ [Instruction: Insert name of contractor], located at _________________________________________ [Instruction: Insert address of contractor] (“hereinafter Contractor”), and ________________________ [Instruction: Insert name of owner], located at ______________________________________ [Instruction: Insert address of owner], (“hereinafter Owner”). WITNESSETH, that Contractor and Owner for the consideration named herein agree as follows: 1. Scope of the Work Contractor shall furnish all the materials and perform all of the work shown on the drawings and/or described in the specifications entitled Exhibit A, as annexed hereto as it pertains to work to be performed on property located at: ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ [Instruction: Insert the location of the property] 2. Time of Completion The work to be performed under this Agreement shall be commenced on or before _____ [Month] _____ [Date], 20____, [Instruction: Insert the commencement date] and shall be completed on or before _____ [Month] _____ [Date], 20____. [Instruction: Insert the completion date]. Time is the essence of this Agreement. 3. The Contract Price Owner shall pay Contractor for the material and labor to be performed under the contract the sum of ________ ($____) [One thousand dollars ($1,000)] [Instruction: Insert the amount payable by the Owner], subject to additions and deductions pursuant to authorized change orders. 4. Progress Payments Payments of the contract price shall be paid in the manner following: ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ [Instruction: Insert the manner by which the contract price shall be paid] 5. General Provisions a. All work shall be completed in a workmanship like manner and in compliance with all building codes and other applicable laws. b. To the extent required by law, all work shall be performed by individuals duly licensed and authorized by law to perform said work. c. Contractor may, at his discretion, engage subcontractors to perform work hereunder, provided Contractor shall fully pay said subcontractor and in all instances remain responsible for the proper completion of this contract. d. Contractor shall furnish Owner appropriate releases or waivers of lien for all work performed or materials provided at the time the next periodic payment shall be due. e. All change orders shall be in writing and signed by both Owner and Contractor. f. Contractor warrants he is adequately insured for injury to his employees and others incurring loss or injury as a result of the acts of Contractor or his employees and subcontractors. g. Contractor shall, at his own expense, obtain all permits necessary for the work to be performed. h. Contractor agrees to remove all debris and leave the premises in broom clean condition. i. In the event Owner shall fail to pay any periodic or installment payment due hereunder, Contractor may cease work without breach pending payment or resolution of any dispute. j. All disputes hereunder shall be resolved by binding arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association. k. Contractor shall not be liable for any delay due to circumstances beyond his control including strikes, casualty or general unavailability of materials. l. Contractor warrants all work for a period of ___________ (___) [◊ Twelve (12)] months following completion. 6. OTHER TERMS ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ Signed this _____ [Month] _____ [Date], 20____. 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