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Q: In the state of Nevada, can I ask a client of my med-spa business to sign a release of claims prior to processing refund

In the state of Nevada, can I ask a client of my med-spa business to sign a release of claims and a refund acknowledgement upon processing the refund for their service?

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A: In Nevada, businesses often use releases or waivers to protect themselves from potential future claims or lawsuits. It's not uncommon for a business to request a customer to sign a release of claims when processing a refund, especially if there's a potential for a dispute or claim. By signing the release, the customer typically acknowledges receipt of the refund and agrees not to pursue any further claims related to the service or product for which the refund is given. However, for the release to be enforceable, it should be clear, unambiguous, and not in violation of any public policy or state regulations. Additionally, it's important to ensure that the client understands what they are signing and does so voluntarily. If you're considering implementing such a practice, it would be wise to consult with local legal counsel to draft an appropriate and enforceable document tailored to your business needs.

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