March 31, 2011 9:59 PM
Yes the other side of the coin
[quote]First, if something bad happens with a local guy, I can find him.[/quote]
Unless you are a gangster what are you going to do after finding him ? I mean legally you can do nothing whether he is a local or whether he is in another country ?
[quote]Second, the agreement I signed with him will be governed by the laws of my state.[/quote]
All agreements have a clause at the bottom which clearly mentions its jurisdiction so it does not matter whether the agreement is between locals or with another person in another country
[quote]Third, chances are good that we (and the lawyers) all speak the same language natively.[/quote]
Here is where finding a good outsourcer plays a part. You need to find an outsourcer from a country where majority speak english, assuming english is your native language.
"Fourth, if I do have to chase him down (or sue), my expenses will be far, far less."
Let's compare the rates of an US lawyer with that of say a lawyer in India. Not sure who is expensive ?
"Fifth, if other thieves are involved, chances are pretty good (tho not guaranteed) that they're local, too."
Yes again what are you going to do once you find them ? are you going to bash them up ?
If you are seeking legal remedy then I guess both outsourcing and employing someone local is almost the same unless you are a big shot or a gangster wherein it gives you an advantage.
Just my thoughts ...
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