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How to resolve legal issues in public education. Texas. I am…

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How to resolve legal issues in public education.

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Texas

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I am wording a contract with a national publishing company. Want to be sure all negotations are workded such that we follow texas law.

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Thats it

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Lawyer: Expert James, Lawyer replied 2 months ago

In order to understand your question better, are you saying you want the contract to be subject to the jurisdiction if Texas law, should any disputes arise?

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Lawyer: Expert James, Lawyer replied 2 months ago

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No phone conversation needed. How would I word that I want any future legal negotiation to follow the statutes of Texas law?
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ANSWER: In your contract/agreement, you should include a clause that reads:

"GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION: Parties to this Agreement submit all of their disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Texas."

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