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  • Deposits vs Retainers: Are They Refundable?

    Deposits vs Retainers: Are They Refundable?

    Do you know the difference between the terms “Deposits” and “Retainers”? Did you know one is usually refundable and one usually isn't? Let’s discuss the differences between “Deposits”, “Retainers”, and/or “Reservation Fees/Booking Fees”, whether using a certain term allows for...

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  • How to Ensure Your Electronic Signatures Are Valid

    How to Ensure Your Electronic Signatures Are Valid

    A crucial element of any modern contract: the electronic signature clause. In today's digital age, it's more important than ever to ensure that contracts are not only executed but enforceable, even when signed electronically. That's why including an electronic signature clause...

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  • The Legal Paige - Should You Use The Word "Retainer" Or "Deposit"?

    Should You Use The Word "Retainer" or "Deposit"?

    A common question TLP gets asked almost daily is whether you should use the term “retainer” or “deposit”. And some people believe you can use these terms interchangeably in your contracts. It makes sense; both are fees paid in advance...

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Meet Paige

Lawyer + Educator

Founder and attorney at The Legal Paige, Paige is a certified Juris Doctor who helps entreprenuers become legally compliant online. Law aside, she's really just a small town Montana momma who loves her family, the lake, and a good glass of red wine.