This Service Contract is for a contractor to work on a project for planning, writing, editing and publishing a major document to be completed ASAP. There is an 'intended term' but no penalties are incurred by either party for failure to meet the intended deadlines. After the end of the intended term either party may end the contract by providing notice. There is an 'absolute term' (which could be a year after the intended term but needs to be there in case of significant lack of progress) which causes a finalisation of this contract and a new contract (if desired by both parties). There is a contract sum and three settlements. An initial payment is required to get the job under way and a 'backout clause' allows the Client to cancel within 30 days, but, after this date, both sides are committed to completing the job as agreed. For small jobs 100% is required up front. This is a "ghost writer" contract which means specific clauses related to the transfer of copyright and contains suggested appendices based on 7 stages of document life-cycle. There is specific reference only to federal law and therefore can be used in any State. This includes reference to
Service Contract is for a contractor to work on a project for planning, writing, editing and publishing a major document to be completed ASAP.