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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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Contract Myths

4 Contract Myths Dispelled

You know from past posts what a contract is, and you know how to make one (and that maybe you shouldn’t try it yourself). But you will still see conflicting information on the internet – often from well-meaning people. Here we dispel some of the most popular contract rumors:   1. Template contracts won’t cut...
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Legal Digital Contracts

Are Digital Contracts Legal?

Digital contracts make life easy. And, they are legal. What are the benefits? Save Money.You’ll save on postage, which is the biggest expense — even if you are paying for a signature service. Save time. The mail can be a guessing game. Email is instantaneous, and signing online takes minutes. A contract can be sent,...
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Natural Disasters and Your Fitness Gym

How to Legally Prepare Your Business for Natural Disasters

Hurricanes, earthquakes, flooding, and tornadoes are some of the hardest things to hit small businesses. So, how do you prepare your fitness business for natural disasters? In March of 2020, tornadoes ripped through Tennessee killing 22 people. Among the 140 buildings damaged was CrossFit Hermitage. The statistics from the Small Business Administration suggest that one-third...
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Do Website Legalities Matter for Your Fitness Website?

Do Website Legalities Matter for Your Fitness Website?

Having an online presence in this digital age is crucial to pretty much any business. Yes, there are people who are making it without one, or with a bad one. There are some who never blog but have a long list of potential and current clients. But this isn’t the norm. A website/blog is your virtual...
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NEW: Free Fitness Disclaimer Download

NEW: Free Fitness Disclaimer Download

We just released a much-asked-for and GREATLY needed resource: NEW: Free Fitness Disclaimer Download lawyer-drafted, fitness entrepreneur-approved + major types (medical, nutrition, fitness, results, etc.) + how to use + copy/paste + immediate download
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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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Reopening Your Fitness Business After COVID

Reopening Your Fitness Business After COVID

  There are so many questions about legal steps to reopening. I want to walk through a real quick COVID-19 (COVID) reopening checklist for your fitness business. This is not the be all and end all. It could potentially change. The checklist item is dependent upon when you’re taking the specific action. The governmental directives...
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