Opening The Contractor's Legal Kit Folder

Best practice is to save The Contractor’s Legal Kit zip folder zip folder to your computer before opening The Contractor’s Legal Kit zip folder. Once the zip folder is saved on your computer, on many computers, to open the folder with The Contractor’s Legal Kit forms and Guide, double click on The Contractor’s Legal Kit folder that has been saved to your computer to open and view its contents on your computer. A Windows based computer will open the zip file up, while its still in zip form, and you can pull out individual files, or all files. Many Apple computers should extract all the contents of the zip folder automatically and create a new folder with all of the files inside of it.

On many Windows based computers, you can also right-click The Contractor’s Legal Kit folder (or right-click and drag anywhere) on the zip file and 'extract' the contents. This will create a new folder, with the name of the zip file, with all of the contents of the zip file inside of it.

Another method to open the files on the zip folder if you are having any issues opening them is for you is to grab the Contractor's Legal Kit zip folder with your mouse, move it over to your desktop and open the individual files on your desktop.

When you open an individual file in the folder, best practice is to make a copy of the agreement file, rename it according to your specific job, open the new file and click on the “Enable Editing” box above top of form before filling out the agreement for your specific project.  

If you are having trouble opening the file, a google docs link to all files was sent to you with the email containing the zip folder when you purchased The Contractor’s Legal Kit and you can access and save the files to your computer through that google docs link.