Asked in Employment Law and Contracts

Q: Can one party end personal service contract after other party already gave notice if still within terms of contract?

Example, either client or consultant can terminate contract with 2 weeks notice. If consultant were to provide 4 weeks notice, can client still for whatever reason choose to terminate earlier as long as min 2 weeks after consultant advised terminating in 4 weeks?

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Marshall Jason Ray
Marshall Jason Ray

A: The meaning of a particular contract provisions depends in large part on the specific wording, read in conjunction with the rest of the contract. You should consult with an attorney in your area who can analyze the contract and give you personalized, private advice.

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