Docstoc Legal Agreements
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
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
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
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
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
g. Contractor shall, at his own expense, obtain all permits necessary for the work to be
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
6. OTHER TERMS
Signed this _____ [Month] _____ [Date], 20____.
EXHIBIT – A
DESCRIPTION OF WORK TO BE PERFORMED
Note: Carefully read and follow the Instructions and Comments contained in this document for
your customization to suit your specific circumstances and requirements. You will want to
delete the Instructions and Comments from open bracket (“[“) to close bracket (“]”) after
reading and following them. You (or your attorney) may want to make additional modifications
to meet your specific needs and the laws of your state
◊Where within this document you see this symbol: ◊ or an instruction states “Insert any number you choose◊,”
or something similar, or there is a blank for the user to complete, please note that although Docstoc believes the
information or number may be any that the user chooses, and that there is no law governing what the
information or number should be, you might want to verify this, including by consulting with your own attorney
practicing in your state, and be reasonable.
INFORMATION AND FORMS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT OF
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL
DOCSTOC, INC., OR ITS AGENTS, OFFICERS, ATTORNEYS, ETC., BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES
WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS
INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE
MATERIALS, EVEN IF DOCSTOC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Your use of this document is deemed to be your agreement to the foregoing, the disclaimers on the cover page,
and that you have read and agree to our Terms of Service
(http://www.docstoc.com/popterm.aspx?page_id=15), as well as our disclaimer that Legal information is not
legal advice, and the important content available here: Read More
: Read More