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Heads of terms checklist

Make it Legal™ Checklist

Here are a few important steps to take to finish your document

Read the document to make sure it meets your needs and that everyone involved agrees with the heads of terms.

Remember that if you have any questions you can easily Ask a lawyer.

Signing online
  1. You can select to sign online using Rocket Lawyer.

  2. The parties to the heads of terms will receive an email invite to sign online.

Signing in print
  1. Print a copy for each party to the heads of terms.

  2. Each party must sign and date both copies

  3. The date of the contract is the date on which the parties signed if that was the same day. If they signed on different days, then it is the day when the last person signed.

    However the heads of terms is signed, if either the sender or the recipient is a partnership or company, it is important to ensure that the representatives who sign are authorised to do so by their organisations. It is a good idea to seek some confirmation or evidence that the representative is acting on behalf of the organisation and has sufficient authority to sign.

Online
  • A copy of the heads of terms will be stored under “My Documents” in both parties' Rocket Lawyer accounts.

In print
  • Each party should keep their own original signed heads of terms.

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