This section ensures the agreement is under Texas law so any potential lawsuit occurs in the state. You may also add that mediation will be the first action to avoid expensive law suites. Lastly, ensure that only this contract is valid so that any conversations aren’t part of the agreement.
This agreement will be interpreted and governed by the laws of Texas. The venue of any dispute over this agreement will be in the county of (County) in Texas. In the event of a dispute over this agreement arising, both parties will make good-faith efforts to discuss the disagreement in person and attempt to resolve it.
This agreement and all its attachments, if any, constitute the entire agreement between both parties. It supersedes all previous negotiations, commitments, and agreements, whether written or oral, concerning this tenancy.
All modifications to this agreement must be in writing and signed by each party. Both parties acknowledge and understand all the terms in this contract, and rights are granted except as expressly set forth herein.