Frequently Asked Questions
What is Contractize?
Contractize is a legal document web platform to streamline legal documents creation, electronic signing, sending, tracking, receiving, storing and management process.
Why do I need to use Contractize?
We believe every transaction can be secured and anyone can have contracts made easy. With Contractize you can have your business registered, signed and stored, whether a small one time job or a continuous transaction, in an easy and affordable way.
Why the contracts on your library are easy to understand?
We know that you have seen complicated legalese around.
Contracts don’t necessarily need to be long and full of legalese to be enforceable.
Our documents are drafted by lawyers and contain the required elements to be legally binding and fulfill the needs of an uncomplicated transaction.
Contractize will get me away from Court?
No contract, document or lawyer in the world can guarantee that you won’t get sued.
If you heard the contrary, it’s wrong.
There are lots of templates for free in the Internet. Why do I need Contractize?
Contractize is not a template producer or seller.
We provide to you a platform to streamline your business in an easy and affordable way.
We minimize the friction normally encountered in a transaction, delivering a really good experience in making and management legal documents effortlessly.
What if I can’t find the right contract to my needs?
We prepared our library to be used in a wide range of situations, and we are always adding new documents to Contractize.
If you have any question about this issue, please drop us a line and we will help you
I sent a document using Contractize and the other party has denied signing the contract. What can you do?
Contractize does not review any information that you provide to us and we can’t enforce or apply the law to the circumstances of your situation. You will need to get along to the other party to solve the issue.
Will recipients have to pay when they receive a document from Contractize to sign?
Never. The recipient only needs to log in to Contractize because of security issues, he or she will never be charged for the use in this condition.
Can I have any kind of legal document using Contractize?
No. Contractize, at this moment, is designed to provide you help in everyday transactions. Contractize platform meets the requirements of 2000 U.S. Electronic Signature in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN) and the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA) as adopted by individual states.
Some documents can’t be electronic signed:
- Wills, codicils, and testamentary trusts;
- Documents relating to marriage, divorce, adoption
and other family law matters;
- Court orders, notices, and other court documents such as pleadings or motions;
- Notices of cancellation or termination of utility services;
- Notices of default, repossession, foreclosure, or eviction;
- Notices of cancellation or termination of health or life insurance benefits;
- Product recall notices affecting health or safety;
Documents required by law to accompany the transportation of hazardous materials.
Is Contractize a substitute for a law firm?
No. Contractize is not a law firm, and if you have any legal question we strongly recommend you to consult a licensed attorney in your area. Contractize cannot be considered a substitute for licensed attorneys and have no responsibility to represent their users.
So, how about the lawyers?
We have lawyers on our team!
We are preparing some features directed for law professionals.
Is Contractize secure?
Yes, it is.
We spend a good time designing a structure where data sent to our systems have 256-bit encryption to store all the documents’ content and personal information.
Can I use Contractize outside US?
Currently, we comply with the esign laws of United States.
If you do use Contractize in another jurisdiction, please confirm your local requirements of electronic signing.