When you enter into a commercial contract with a client, there may eventually arise a desire to replace that agreement, leading to the execution of a subsequent contract. If problems later arise between the two sides and you need to pursue a breach of contract claim, then it is essential to have an experienced Atlanta commercial contract lawyer on your side who clearly understands all of the laws regarding contract validity and enforcement, and the impact of subsequent agreements on earlier ones.
Recently, the Georgia Court of Appeals weighed in on the issue of the impact of an invalid subsequent contract on an earlier agreement.
The original agreement was a 2001 contract in which a consulting company agreed to provide marketing strategy services to a pair of insurance entities. In 2012, the two sides sought to enter into a new agreement.