How to write a legal contract

Myth or fact?

Only legal professionals can draft a legal contract.
  • Myth
  • Fact

A contract is a legally recognized agreement made between two or more people. In most cases, a contract doesn’t have to be in writing. But even when the law doesn’t require a written document, it is a good idea to put a contract in writing.

What you should know

Write the contract in six steps

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in August 2019
  • Time to read: 7 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Mona Muker, BC Employment Standards Tribunal and Dale R. North, Davison Law Group

Mona Muker
Dale R. North

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