ESTABLISHING YOUR AUTHORITY AS A LEGITIMATE BUSINESS OWNER IS AS EASY AS HAVING LEGAL CONTRACTS READY TO GO FOR EACH OF YOUR CLIENTS.
→ Need to draft a quick contract for a new client who just landed in your lap? Done!
→ Tired of getting scope creeped? There’s a clause for that!
→ Client asking for a Non-Disclosure Agreement for an upcoming project? Got you covered!
→ Want to add a no-refund clause to your agreement? Boom. You got it.
I’m Amy Nesheim!
AS I LICENSED SMALL BUSINESS ATTORNEY, I TAKE THE GUESSWORK OUT OF THE LEGAL SIDE OF YOUR CREATIVE BUSINESS SO YOU CAN GET BACK TO WHAT YOU DO BEST WITHOUT WORRYING ABOUT HIGH-RISK CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS OR HIGH-DOLLAR LEGAL FEES.
Let me guess, you’ve been in business long enough to know the good, the bad and the blessings of having a solid legal cushion.
You’ve probably had amazing clients and a few that didn’t exactly go according to plan…
Maybe they tried to get you to do more work than was originally agreed upon… without amending the payment terms…
Maybe they changed the scope or direction of the project part-way through…
Or worst of all... maybe you had a client who paid late (or refused to pay at all).
That stops here – with the Legal Protection Template Pack.
Get The Peace-Of-Mind You Deserve From Your Legal Contracts
- 7 individual contract templates specific to coaches, freelancers, or consultants to keep you protected no matter which creative industry you belong to…
- A contract customization walkthrough video where you can watch over my shoulder and learn how to prepare personalized contracts for each of your clients
- 3 industry-specific step-by-step guides that walk you through your contract templates so you feel confident customizing and explaining your contracts to your clients…
- Your own copy of the Consultant Contract template. A complete fill-in-the-blank specifically for consultants.
- An Agreement To Amend A Contract Template so you can make changes as needed
- A Non-Disclosure Agreement Template that protects both you and your client (and makes you look much more legit)
- 2 done-for-you clauses you can add to your contracts to help protect you from refunds and confidential information disclosure...
- An Agreement to Terminate A Contract in case you need an early out with a problem client (regardless of the reason)
- Your own copy of the Independent Contractor Contract template. A complete fill-in-the-blank specifically for bringing on your first (or next) team member.
Did I mention these bonuses?
9-Step Checklist to Legally Protect Your Business
If you want to start your business off on solid legal ground then the 9-Step Checklist For Legally Protecting Your Business is what you need.
Website Protection Toolkit + Workshop
Now that you have the templates and legal docs to protect your business…
Email Marketing Legal Masterclass
Do you send (or plan to send) marketing emails or cold emails?
"I seriously feel like you've saved my sanity with all of your legal bundle templates. Seriously, thank you so much for building this! The legal component was the ONE thing keeping me from really taking on clients I didn't know. That Freelance Contract template is PURE GOLD."
- LAURA OLSON, LAURA RAE CONSULTING
This bundle has your back
Red-Flag-Proof your Coaching Practice
It’s easy to get caught up in the enthusiasm and excitement of signing a new client, but presenting new clients with a contract prior to starting the work can shed light on red flags and spare you both potential headaches, heartaches (and high-dollar legal fees!) It makes it ‘real’ to them that they’re striking up a deal that they’ll be legally held accountable to.
And if they have no intention of trying anything funny then a contract shouldn’t concern them at all.
Here’s how this worked out for Jenny:
A friend reached out to me to help design his album art. I let him know that a contract was in order for him to sign which he agreed to. We had agreed on a fair price and deadline as well as my skillset for the tasks; all seemed to be in line perfectly. However, when I sent him the contract, he said it looked "too legal" and "extensive" then asked for my portfolio due to how "technical" the contract was. He than said he needed to consult with his lawyer (which is fair), but he made it seem inconvenient to do... I gave it some thought and decided to withdraw from working with him. Now, this may not seem like a big win, but thinking back, I felt truly protected by having a Amy's Freelancing Contract as I knew it covered all the bases of protecting my work and services. It revealed that my friend didn't really trust me and I decided to withdraw from the project (I foresaw future headaches). I've used this same exact contract with clients in the past as well as present and there hasn't been a problem like that sort. I'm so glad that these contracts clarify my professionalism as well as protect me.
-Jenny Dang, Designer
Prove this isn’t some “little business” or hobby
Contracts take things to the next level, and really come in handy when it’s time to raise your rates. Plus, they give good clients the comfort of knowing that they’re dealing with a legitimate business owner who’s going to take care of them. And, they know that your contract is your promise to deliver the service they’re paying for.
Sarah learned this first hand:
I've been freelancing as a copywriter for a couple of years now, and have always made do with the less-than-perfect contracts through my client management software. I stumbled on Amy's Legal Protection Bundle completely out of the blue and the price was so good I couldn't resist. As soon as I downloaded it, I knew it was the real deal. I combed through the freelancer's contract, looking for the missing details (non-disclosure agreement, intellectual property, publicity). Nothing was missing! I tweaked it for my business and immediately used it with my new client. He was so impressed that I had such a thorough NDA that suited both of us. It made me look professional and detail-oriented to my client. Amy's Legal Protection Bundle is the complete package you need to protect yourself and set clear expectations with every client. She walks you through the contract and explains all the legalese so you feel confident using the document. If you're on the fence about investing in any of Amy's legal products don't wait! Just do it. The sooner you protect your business the better.
-Sarah Breeze, Copywriter
Attorney-Reviewed Peace of mind
Clients with a history of treating creative entrepreneurs poorly will oftentimes be reluctant to sign a contract. But, even if they do, you have the peace of mind knowing your documents were prepared by me, a licensed attorney and you have the legal cushion necessary to protect your income and your business.
Katherine loved the confidence her contract gave her:
I signed a new workbook design client today and loved knowing my contract was totally legit thanks to your template! It was so incredibly easy to customize the contract to suit this client's package purchase and I felt 100% confident sending it to the new client - who signed it and paid her invoice right away! Thanks for helping me cover my bases while looking all polished and pretty!
-Katherine Grace, Designer
No risk 14-day money-back guarantee.
I stand by my contract templates and other legal documents.
Like you, I’m a small business owner who reduces unnecessary risk wherever I can.
So let me make this easy for you.
Get The Legal Protection Bundle, the 9-Step Checklist For Legally Protecting Your Business, the Website Protection Toolkit + Workshop, and The Email Marketing Legal Masterclass today for only $397.
And, if you’re not satisfied with them for any reason… I’ll give you a full refund up to 14 days from the date of purchase.
Here's A Quick Recap of Everything You Get In...
The Legal Protection Bundle For Creative Entrepreneurs
- The Legal Protection Template Pack
- Bonus #1: 9-Step Checklist For Legally Protecting Your Business
- Bonus #2: Website Protection Toolkit
- Bonus #3: Email Marketing Legal Masterclass
Frequently Asked Questions
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