Your time is valuable. You don’t need to be dealing with individuals or entities who have bad intentions or who are deceptive. You’re probably better off taking a vacation to the beach or the mountains than you are dealing with unscrupulous people. Take some time to learn about the party with whom you will be dealing before you obligate yourself or your company. You may find out that they aren’t who they claim to be.
Legal disputes can be very expensive, very risky, and very time consuming. Most disputes could have been avoided if the client had sought the assistance of a lawyer before they entered into the agreement or transaction that was the basis for the dispute.