There are many reasons to have customers sign a contract for work. Regardless of what industry you are in, a good contract will protect both you and the customer. But what ever happened to the honor system? In a world where people are looking too rip everyone else off, it seems as though all trust has been lost. This is unfortunate as I believe that a honor system that functions well helps build respect between the client and contractor. In an article coming in the next few days, I will explain why the honor system still has merit.