How does the lawyer say it?

5 06 2008

my orangeWe were having a lecture on contract law and the prof asked Jeff “How do you give an orange to your client?”

Jeff responded “here you go Sir, you can have this orange.”

The Prof said “Yes, Jeff, that would be correct if you were not a lawyer but when you are a lawyer it goes a little like this:… I hereby and henceforth convey to you all my interests and rights to all claims and titles, including all derived advantage of possession of the title in this orange, along with the juice, pulp, rind, and seeds, not to exclude the full power to eat, cut, squeeze, or sell the future rights or instruments created through the processing of said orange, notwithstanding…”

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