North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Laney v.Corn, November 9, 2009 (Diaz)(unpublished)

When the parties to a contract have negotiated and agreed to a mandatory forum selection clause, that clause is valid except when compelling reasons dictate otherwise. 

The Court enforced a forum selection clause in a franchise agreement, and transferred venue of the case from Gaston County to Buncombe County. 

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