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Bozeman, MT

Contract Law

Bozeman, MT Contract Lawyer

Contract Drafting, Analysis, Negotiation and Litigation

Montana contracts govern various types of relationships and promises between people or businesses.  Attorneys at Nemelka & Restum, P.C. are experienced in contract law including contract drafting, contract analysis and negotiation, and contract litigation.  We are also well versed in employer | employee relations and the disputes that arise there from.

Having an attorney at the contract drafting stage is important. This is your opportunity to minimize future problems and expenses. The better the contract, the less likely there will be a dispute about it in the future.


We will listen to your goals, your plan, and draft a contract for you that best protects your interests and prevents future disputes and litigation. It is important for every aspect of the agreement to be clear and to cover all potential agreements related to the particular parties involved.

Contract Analysis and Negotiation

You may be interested in entering an agreement with another party who has already drafted a contract. Generally, the other party has only his or her own interests in mind when drafting the agreement, and has no interest in protecting you. It is imperative that you have an attorney review the contract, propose changes that will protect you and your interests, and negotiate those changes.

Contract Litigation

Our attorneys are also experienced contract litigators. When there is a dispute over a contract, or one party to the contract has breached his or her agreement, and settlement seems unlikely, it may be appropriate to initiate a lawsuit.

Our attorneys will sit down with you and learn all the facts of your case. We will draft, serve, and file the Summons and Complaint, initiating the lawsuit. Next, we will conduct discovery, or the gathering of information in the possession of the other party, in order to anticipate the other party’s strategy and find evidence to support your claims. Courts often require the parties to attend mediation to try to settle their disputes before trial. If the case does not settle at mediation, our experienced attorneys will represent you at trial by presenting evidence in the form of the testimony of your witnesses and documents, object to improper presentation of evidence by the other party and his or her witnesses, and argue both the law and facts to the judge and possibly the jury.

When contracts lead to disputes, some people want to litigate their case and have a no-nonsense judicial determination. Others want to attempt negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and settlement in an effort to enforce their rights while minimizing costs. Regardless of the strategy you wish to put in motion, our attorneys will listen to you and explain each step in the process.

  • Business Partnerships
  • Buying & Selling
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Real Estate & Leases
  • Construction Contracts
  • Sub-Contractor Contracts
  • Employer | Employee Contracts

In complex deals, you want an experienced partner on your side.  At Nemelka & Restum, P.C., we negotiate, draft, and litigate contracts on a daily basis. Contact us today with any questions you may have regarding our contract services.

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