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Breach of Contract

What Happens When a Client Breaches the Contract?

When you’re working with clients and have contracts, both parties are protected. But when your client breaches the contract, what do you do? There are many words thrown about in the legal world when it comes to a breach of contract. Here are a few questions that you may have: What happens if not every...
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Cancel a Contract

How to Cancel a Contract

No one wants to lose a client, but it happens. And when it happens, you need to be prepared with the documents you need to cancel a contract. Contracts should include a cancellation provision within the terms and conditions. There should be some place within the contract where it explains how either party can terminate...
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4 Questions to Ask When Your Client Wants to Alter Your Contract

4 Questions to Ask When Your Client Wants to Alter Your Contract

Have you ever heard the phrase “doctors make terrible patients?” The same goes for lawyers — sometimes they make for demanding clients, primarily where contracts are concerned! So, what should you do if your client wants to alter the contract? Of course, you want potential clients to ask questions if they feel like something isn’t...
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Who Should Sign Your Contract First?

Who Should Sign Your Contract First?

When sending a contract to a client, who should sign first? Does it matter?  Yes and no. Legally it does not matter who signs the contract first as long as both parties agree to it. But, it may still be best to sign it second. Here’s why.   You are bound by amendments made after...
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Quick Legal Checklist: How to start a fitness business- the right way!

Starting a fitness business is exciting, but setting up business is so super important! We need to make sure you’re on the right path!   This high-level checklist is great EVERYONE.  These are the steps you need to make sure you have on lock-down to have a professional and protected fitness business. Let’s get started. ...
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Recommended Digital Contract Signing Tools

Digital contracts are everything now. They provide efficiency, safety, and prevention. How so? Why use digital contracts? #1 Efficiency Ditching the hum-drum of requiring your clients to download a large PDF, get to their printer, unjam their printer, go buy more ink, come home, unjam their printer again, sign, scan, try to resend back a...
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As Seen: FitPro Masterclass Podcast + Rachel Brenke - Legally Protecting Your Online Fitness Business

As Seen: FitPro Masterclass Podcast + Rachel Brenke – Legally Protecting Your Online Fitness Business

Ru Anderson from FitPro Masterclass invited Rachel to come on his podcast to do a Q & A with his listeners.  The listeners asked a lot of great questions that can benefit you in your own fitness business!  There was so much information shared that Ru divided it up into 2 episodes. Be sure to grab...
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Why you need an attorney for your fitness business!

Running a fitness business isn’t easy. We all need a little help to make sure our businesses are protected. We need a good team behind us who has our best interests in mind and can offer great advice!   So why do you need an attorney? To advise you on issues you and your business will...
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Copyright 101 for Fitness Professionals

Copyright 101 for Fitness Professionals

One of the most important things you need to do as a fitness business owner is to invest in your own business and legal education. Why? Because as a business owner you own intellectual property. Logos. Images. Slogans. Business name. Program names. Maybe even original training moves or specific programs. You may be letting protectable...
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7 Tips for finding an attorney for your gym

7 Tips for finding an attorney for your gym

We are all about seeing you succeed and grow a healthy fitness business! Here are 7 tips for finding an attorney for your gym or fitness business!   Make sure you understand what type of attorney you are looking to engage You wouldn’t go to a heart surgeon if you need your foot examined. The...
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