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When do I need a non-disclosure agreement?

When operating a business in Mississippi, you will frequently need to enter into contracts for a variety of reasons. One of the types of contracts you may want to familiarize yourself with is the non-disclosure agreement, also called a confidentiality agreement.

Can you get out of a contract?

If most of your business transactions in Hazlehurst are executed by way of contracts, then you know firsthand of the security that comes from having such agreements in place. You know that your contractual partner is bound to complete his or her terms provided you are able to fulfill yours. Yet what if you are put in the position (either due to a failure by your partner to deliver on its promises or to the needs of your organization) of needing to terminate a contract? Can you do so legally? 

The details of deceptive trade

Millions of Mississippians receive ambiguous mail or phone calls on a regular basis. These messages often inform recipients that they are winners of a prize, are eligible for free products or other types of gimmick-oriented content. There are, of course, sweepstakes and other promotional material that are legitimate. Yet when a consumer cannot decipher between valid advertising and deception, the legal processes that may ensue can become complex and overwhelming.