Choice of Forum Clauses Can Prevent Travels to Far Off Lands

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Choice of Forum Clauses Can Prevent Travels to Far Off Lands

by Dan Brecher on August 28, 2012

While everyone enjoys a good vacation, most New York and New Jersey businesses prefer to settle their business disputes close to home. Therefore, it is imperative to include a choice of forum clause in all business agreements.

In general, a choice of forum clause establishes the location where disputes between the parties will be resolved. While some may view choice of forum clauses as mere “boiler-plate” contract terms, they can become extremely important when the agreement involves parties that operate on opposite sides of the country or even opposite sides of the world.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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