A general release can help prevent future legal action in a wide variety of scenarios.
If you need a general release form, we've got a few options. Choose from the professional digital form, a free boilerplate form, or find an attorney for legal advice.
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Free Boilerplate Form
The form below is a very basic one, using boilerplate language, and is intended for educational purposes only. It has not been vetted by an expert, or updated. It may not be legally valid.
FOR GOOD CONSIDERATION, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the undersigned jointly and severally hereby forever release, discharge, acquit and forgive ____________________ from any and all claims, actions, suits, demands, agreements, liabilities, judgments, and proceedings both at law and in equity arising from the beginning of time to the date of these presents and as more particularly related to or arriving from:
This release shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors, assigns and personal representatives.
Signed this _____ day of ____________, 20__.
STATE OF )
COUNTY OF )
Subscribed and sworn before me this _____ day of ____________, 20__.
Witness my hand and seal
__________________________________________________ My commission expires: