Those Boilerplate Provisions at the End of the Contract-Fine Print, Big Deal
PROBATE& PROPERTY JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2005 55 It’s 11:00 p.m. and finally the agreemeen is almost done. Aquick cutanndpaste of the boilerplate provisiion from the firm’s precedent files and then time to head home. Dangerous. Very dangerous. Traps lurk within each of these provisions. Classic examples of boilerplate provission are choice of law, waiver of jury trial, assignment and delegation, severabillity and amendments. These provisiion supply a road map, telling the parties how to govern their...