Variation Deed to Amend an Initial Agreement Template

Vary Your Contract In 5 Minutes Without Lawyer's Fees

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Both parties to the initial agrement sign to accept the changes.

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Get your agreement changes in black & white

With our downloadable Variation Deed To Amend An Initial Agreement, you can get your agreement variation in black & white in under 5 minutes.

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The Legal Zebra Template guides you through the process, so you can confidently create a formal Deed of Variation.

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Using the Legal Zebra template, you'll avoid "legal overwhelm" and lawyer's fees and amend an agreement correctly with a binding Variation Deed in place.

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We supply the Variation Deed to Amend an Initial Agreement template in both Word and PDF formats so you can be sure it works on all devices, including Mac and PC, and make all the changes you need. With the Word version, you can edit anything and everything.

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Who is this Deed of Variation template for?

Deleting a clause from a Contract

I need a simple agreement with the other party to delete a clause from our contract. We want to keep the existing contract on foot, apart from the deleted clause.

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Adding a new clause to an existing agreement and changing the prices

Both parties have agreed to add a new clause to our Distribution Agreement and update the prices. We just need a simple template to help us document the new clause and make sure it's a legally binding change to our existing agreement.

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Extending the expiry date of an Agreement

We want to properly document the extension of our Licence Agreement so it runs for an extra year. This needs to be signed off by the directors and we want a simple Deed of Variation for this purpose.

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Checklist - What's included in Variation Deed for Amending an Agreement?

This professionally drafted template addresses the key points for a variation to an existing Agreement. Here's what's covered:

General legal tips
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Plus, you'll get easy to follow tips and examples to help you confidently turn your template into a legal document, customised for your requirements.

Details of the initial agreement (that you intend to vary)
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Include the name and date, as well as the parties, to identify the initial agreement.

Variations to the initial agreement
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Specify the variations, amendments or changes to the initial agreement. This may include new provisions, deleting existing provisions or changes to the current terms.

When the changes/variations take effect
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State when the changes to your initial agreement will take effect under this Variation Deed. This is usually on signing but could be at a later date, or with effect from an earlier date.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can you use a Deed of Variation to amend an Agreement?
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If you want to amend an existing Contract or Agreement, you can put a Deed of Variation in black & white. It will give the parties a binding record of the variation so there's no misunderstanding about the new terms.

The word used to describe a change to a contract or agreement is usually a "variation", "amendment" or "change". Or, if something new is added, an "addendum". Hence, a Deed of Variation is also often referred to as a Deed of Amendment and or an Addendum? There is no difference between these documents as these terms, or descriptions for the agreement, are used interchangeably.

The correct way to amend an agreement is to ensure the amendment accords with the requirements of the initial agreement. And, you will find that most agreements contain an "entire agreement" clause. It usually says something like, "This document constitutes the entire Agreement between the parties and no other documents will have any force or effect."

Therefore, you need to make sure the amending agreement satisfies the requirements of the initial agreement, in order for it to be effective. The initial agreement will likely contain a clause that says, "This Agreement may only be amended by a further written agreement signed by all parties to this document."

A formal Deed of Variation will satisfy the requirements for amending (or varying) most Agreements, since it is in writing and it is signed by all the parties to the initial Agreement. Furthermore, because it is a "deed" it will be binding even if the parties don't exchange consideration (or benefits). Whereas, a regular agreement, that is not a so-called "deed" will likely require that each party receives a benefit in order for it to be binding and legally enforceable.

When to use Legal Zebra's Deed of Variation to amend an agreement?
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Template to put a basic legally binding Variation Deed To Amend An Initial Agreement in place, instantly.

The Legal Zebra Template is up to date and suitable for use in all States and Territories of Australia including NSW, Victoria, ACT, WA, SA, NT, Tasmania and Queensland. Many people outside Australia also use this document because it's so easy to use.

Do I need a lawyer to write a Deed of Variation
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Template to put a basic legally binding Variation Deed To Amend An Initial Agreement in place, instantly.

The Legal Zebra Template is up to date and suitable for use in all States and Territories of Australia including NSW, Victoria, ACT, WA, SA, NT, Tasmania and Queensland. Many people outside Australia also use this document because it's so easy to use.

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Your Variation Agreement will clarify expectations and minimise the risk of disputes, so you can get on with business and make more money with less hassle.

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