The Litigation Boutique LLC

All parties need understanding of severance agreements

A severance agreement can be a vital part of an employment contract or deal. The Colorado employer and employee must both agree and feel comfortable with the details of severance agreements as any disagreement can lead to litigation or general contention that affects the working relationship. Regardless of whether you are the employee looking for optimal benefits or an employer looking to protect your business interest, an attorney should review any severance agreement for the protection of both.

One thing to be aware of when presented with a severance agreement is the possible existence of a waiver clause. This clause goes into effect once the agreement is signed. The waiver clause essentially means the employee has no right to revise the agreement or have an attorney review the agreement. Also, the employee may be giving up the right to pursue a legal claim against the employer.

Employees are not the only ones who should rely on legal guidance when dealing with a severance agreement. An employer may need insight as to how to proceed or what action can be taken if an agreement is violated. A breach of an agreement can easily lead to litigation.

There may be a lot at stake for both parties when severance agreements are drafted. Colorado employers and employees need legal protection and insight into what their rights are concerning any legal document that either party needs to sign or agree upon. Our website has more information about wavier clauses and other legal issues that can impact the employee/employer relationship.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Email Us For a Response

Request A Confidential Case Evaluation

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Contact Our Firm

office location:

The Litigation Boutique LLC
1720 South Bellaire Street Suite 520
Denver, CO 80222

Phone: 303-578-2833
Fax: 303-355-2199
Denver Law Office Map

Phone Numbers:

Review Us