Creating Enforceable Contracts | Houston Center SBDC

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Houston Center SBDC, 1455 West Loop South, Suite 900, Houston, TX 77027

Registration is no longer available.

Contracts are an essential part of operating your business whether they are contracts with clients, customers, distributors, investors, or vendors. It is important to know that the contract you are entering into is a legally binding contract and that it will protect you when legally enforcing it. 

Register now and walk away knowing the basic legal requirements of a contract in the State of Texas, the two sides to contracts, steps you can take in a contract dispute, and types of contract damages.


  • Basic legal requirements in Texas Contract Law
  • Elements of an enforceable contract
  • Legal acceptance of contract
  • Texas Law that can declare your contract invalid or illegal
  • Contracting with individuals - mental capacity and minors 
  • Tips for contracting with other businesses 

This workshop is intended for business owners who have already formed their business entity, company officers, executive directors, and any person in the process of creating a new business with at least six (6) months prior business experience.


Trisha Barita, Managing Attorney, Barita Law Firm, PLLC

It is imperative to add to your approved senders' list to be able to receive event confirmations for SBDC events.

Please Note:

Each person attending an event must have their own account. Multiple people may not register under one account.

The SBDC reserves the right to cancel a class for insufficient enrollment, weather emergencies, and other unforeseen circumstances. Should a cancellation occur, we will use the email you provided to contact you.

Preregistration is highly recommended. If an event is canceled or postponed and you have not preregistered, we will not be able to contact you.

If you choose to register at the door, you will need your mobile device to complete your registration otherwise you will not be allowed to attend.

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain. Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the Houston Center SBDC (713) 752-8488 for accommodations, or if you have questions about this class.


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