However, it is best to get written contracts so that you can go to court if a party does not comply with their obligations. An agreement cannot be reached through litigation before the courts, for lack of elements of a contract. It has absolutely no legal force, although this is often the beginning of a contract negotiation. In 2005, Bougainville voters elected their own parliament, in accordance with a 2003 agreement. JotForm offers prefabricated contract projects and contract drafts that make it easier than ever to design important documents. However, if your friend gives you a deposit and agrees to pay you $50 per night to stay at home, it`s a contract because you agreed to exchange a service (use of your home) in return ($50 per night). Your friends would have reason to complain if you accepted their payment, but didn`t let them stay at home.