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Governing Law and Chosen Courts
Governing Law and Chosen Courts
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Written by Mark Frantz
Updated over a week ago

Governing Law and Chosen Courts are variables that appear in the Design Partner Agreement Cover Page, where your agreement's key details are.

How to fill these out

Governing Law

What laws should this agreement be interpreted under?

Default: Delaware

Chosen Courts

If there is a legal dispute about this contract and one party files a lawsuit against the other, where should the lawsuit be filed?

Default: Delaware

Tip: Most contracts have the same location for both Governing Law and Chosen Courts, but itโ€™s not required. Other common choices are New York and California.

Note: Non-US Governing Law and Chosen Courts are not currently supported. This article gives context on why and working with a local attorney to vet the agreements.

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