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Contract Law

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Law covering the establishment, administration of contracts (legally enforceable agreements), the rights and obligations of those entering into contracts, the validity of contracts and disputes over contracts.
 Generally.  Except as otherwise  provided in subdivision (c) of this section, every complaint,  counterclaim, cross-claim, interpleader complaint, and third-party  complaint shall contain a demand for the relief to which the  pleader deems himself entitled.  Relief in the alternative or...
The parties may certainly make that agreement. They are defining how they will interact by the contract. They may be able to contest the validity of the clause for some reason or another, but in most cases, the court will uphold the agreement.
You may be thinking of diversity of citizenship (don't confuse with  whether a citizen of US), but that doesn't mean you can't sue  someone who lives in a different state.
Generally speaking, a contract with the federal government or some  agency of the federal government.
A commercial contract refers to a legally binding agreement between parties in which they are obligated to do or not do certain things. Contracts may be written or verbal and drawn up in a formal or informal way. Most businesses create contracts in writing to make the terms of agreement clear, often...
Two important rules govern revocation: an offer can be revoked any time before it is accepted, and a revocation becomes effective when it it received by or communicated to the offeree.
  Contrast ratio is the ability of a TV to change contrast on the set. At this point in time (and referring to HDTV's) at least 40:1 or better is probably preferred. I'm sure that'll improve as technology improves.
Sounds like "layman law" to me. The real deal is that a verbal contract already is legally binding. Assuming that both parties later on tell the truth about what was said. I suppose if you wanted to add a more solidly "legally binding" aspect to it, you'd have that verbal contract witnessed by...
The answer to this is in the contract itself. It should say that it  is for a particular "term", or that it terminates on a particular  date or upon a particular event. If the contract doesn't state,  then it probably is terminable by either party immediately.
Statue Laws are Laws made by Parliament.
It would depend on the situation and wording of the stamp. In the case of a person who certifies documents as a true copy of the original it would be binding.
The only ways to back out of the contract are 1: If you have a written agreement with the dealer to fix the problems. 2: Verbal agreement with the dealer to fix the problem. then if one of these 2 exist, it would be a small claims court deal and the dealer is suppose to be the expert and the court...
  == Answer ==   Yes, it is quite common to include one or more breach clauses in commercial contracts. They can include, among other things, specific obligations of notification of a perceived breach, prescribed periods to cure the breach, penalties for specifically defined "material"...
A tender for contract is the formal documentation that a buying organisation issues to potential suppliers inviting them to make an offer for the supply of goods and services.
NO!Unless you are an attorney licensed to practice law and has theclient permission, or you have a POA (power of attorney) todo such a thing on behalf of a caretaker you cannot sign anythingon somebody behalf.
Yes ... If you have not signed any papers (repeat ANY) ... hopefully they gave you a receipt for the money given as a down payment ... otherwise, you may be left holding the bag for any proof.
The contraction of "I am" is I'm
Ownership, grants of licenses, enforcement, expiration, etc.
a semi-contract is a mini contract that businesses use.
An "injury lawyer" is just a lawyer whose practice revolves around  personal injury cases
Typically federal law prevails (preempts) state law.
The distinguishing of contract of service and contract for service is importation different legal terms under different master.contract of serviceemployee and employer both side need to contribution the MPFemployee subject to salary taxentitle claim under "EO" benefitsemployer subject liability for...
Contract of Service versus Contract for Services Legitimately, an "employee" is utilized under an 'agreement ofadministration' and is liable to the supervision, control andcourse of the employer in regard of the route in which the work isto be finished. The matter of control by the employer over...
You agree to sell your kidney for $10,000 Crazy Cannibal Carl accepts your contract and signs it. Doctor Dumb removes the kidney and promptly decides to eat it. ( Destruction of Subject Matter - Since The doctor destroyed the subject matter of your contract Crazy cannibal carl is no longer...
If the original client is a legal entity (e.g. corporation, LLC),  and another person then purchases ownership of that entity, then  the entity is still legally the client.
can you be a U.S. citizen and legally work in Canada?
Both, it is for procurement of severable services and the contract  does not exceed one year
example of obligation
Breach by both the parties, will put the contract to an end. Thereafter right to claim will arise in accordance with the damages suffered by the parties.
no a letter of intent for a construction contract cannot be considered asa binding contract unless the letter itself contains the expression that signifies the will of contract formation.
  You need to go let the seller of the car know that you have changed your mind within 3 days of signing. Do this in writing and have them sign receipt of your letter. If you ordered a car, you may be liable for the deposit.
  Contract of indemnity - A contract by which one party promises to save the other from loss caused to him by the conduct of the promisor himself, or by the conduct of any other person, is called a 'contract of indem­nity'. - - Illustration - A contracts to indemnify B against the consequences...
mostly, people bet in jueteng, simply because they were hoping that they going to claim money by winning on this illegal game.......
No a mistake does not automatically make a contract void. It may void specific aspects of the agreement. The other terms could be enforced.
The general rule under the law of contract is that Performance must be............???? would be great if someone could help asap! :D thanks
Everyone on the deed/title needs to sign at closing, so it will be necessary to get their agreement to the sale. Unfortunately, one person can hold up the sale. This is a really good reason to not put multiple names on a title, but rather to make the home part of an estate.
Discharge of contractQ. Describe the various modes in which a contract may be discharged. (2002)1. Introduction: A contract is said to be discharged when the rights and obligation created by it come to end. The contract act 1872 provides various ways in which a contract may be discharge or...
Generally there is a cancellation clause in a standard agreement without penalty. (provided you give notice) If there is a penalty, it can be enforced unless it is disallowed by your state laws. If it is for non-payment, dependent upon wording collection effort costs can sometimes be added.
It means the bank will release your money after they approve your document presentation and get approval from the applicant of the letter of credit. If all documents are included and comply with the instructions of the LC, payment can be released according to the payment schedule (i.e. "Draft at 30...
It depends upon the jurisdiction. In many places a verbal contract  is just as good as a written one in the eyes of the law - it is an  enforceable agreement. However, it can be harder to prove the terms  of a verbal agreement in court as both sides may (and usually will)  have different...
Answer . Misrepresentation is a type of lying or falsehood in which a person says or does something that would lead another person to believe something that is not "in accordance with the facts." It may be intentional or negligent, but forms an essential element of the crime and tort of fraud, if...
It varies between jurisdictions. Most jurisdictions imposed a statute of limitations on civil claims, and normally 6 years is about the average for breach of contract. However, certain jurisdictions will allow longer limitation periods for formally executed contracts known as "deeds" (not title...
The essential elements of a contract are: offer, acceptance and legal consideration. The offer should express the willingness to enter a contract. These essential elements are explained below: 1.Offer The offer has to express the willingness of a party to enter a bargain or a contract. The offer...
Traditionally, per project general liability policies were reserved for large projects such as tract home and condo developments. Minim premiums on such policies can vary from $50,000 to $250,000. However, there are some new insurance programs out there for smaller contractors with premiums as low...
There is no requirement for witnesses to a contract.
Any legally binding agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the other parties and that gives each party the right to demand the performance of whatever is promised to them by the other parties. To...
In some situations, an offer can be revoked any time after it is made, up until when it is deemed lawfully accepted. The concept of revocation is sometimes attempted to be used to advocate against the necessity for the recognition of the formation of a contract, thus negating the possibility of...
Is disabled indigent person entitled for free or low cost defense attorney in a civil procedure in Pennsylvania?
Well in a sentence....The contract is legitimately binding, however the contentious issue to be discussed, if the contract is enforeceable and if at all it is enforceable to whom would its effect be?
Federal law takes precedence over state laws. Both kinds of laws can be found unconstitutional in court.
looking at the case law and other authorities do you think that  contract law today is based on yhe three principles of privity of  contarct,sanctity of contarct andfreedom of contract
No according to attorney generals office, but you can file a  complaint if you feel they used deceptive and misleading sales  practices. With us they promised savings of 30-45%, said we were  never allowed to join in our lifetime if we turned down the offer,  didn't tell us about no refund...
Notes on contracts and minors: Generally speaking a minor cannot enter into a legally binding contract. A contract with a minor is not enforceable (except when they are an emancipated minor). It can be voided. Someone who has not yet reached the age of majority cannot sign a legally binding...
  == Answer ==   yes that is why you have a contract
  Yes the co signer is responsible for the entire terms and requirement on the lease just like the primary renter is. NO renters insurance cover the contents of the apartment and in case you cause a flood to the unit below and items of that nature. There is no insurance for the co signer
A contract is not valid if it was signed under duress
Most contracts are between two parties. It is not uncommon for there to be more than two involved. Three party contracts are very common. There technically is no limit to the number of parties to a contract.
It is an contract between one or more buyers and one ro more supplier to estimate the amount of items to be delived at the rigt the price and at the the right place agreed
A breach of verbal agreement is when for example:You make a spoken agree with a landlord to clean your house when you move out.You move out and leave it all dirty. You have breached a verbal agreement.Its kind of like breaking a promaise!
AnswerIt has been suggested that "your contarct is viod if there is no date on it", however, this ignores a number of related issues.    Further AnswerFor example, what "date" do you put on an oral contract? If I offer to pay someone for not smoking until they are 18 years old, does it...
If a party did not sign the contract, he cannot be made to perform, regardless of any facts not disclosed deliberately or unintentionally.
In summary, there are two primary legal structures in the world. Some are derivatives or hybrids of each but in the main there is a Common Law System and a Civil Law System . In Common Law the ideal is that the law is applied in accordance with the local customs of the people - 'common'...
A contract law is a binding legal agreement that is enforceable in a court of law. That is to say, a contract is an exchange of promises for the breach of which the law will provide a remedy. I have a passion for these types of cases. By Ezine @rticle.
  A training contract (TC) is something you embark on (if you are lucky enough to get one) after you have finished your legal training which includes a law degree and the Legal Practice Course (or a law conversion course called the GDL).   The TC lasts for two years and it is basically on-the...
Under Sec. 3 of te Indian Majority Act, 1875, a minor is a person "who has not completed the age of 18 years of age". If a guardin for his person or property is appointed before he attains the age of 18 years of age, then the minority of that minor extends until he attains the age of 21 years...
"Approximate" prices are not just "mentioned" in contracts. Prices are stated clearly. In order to have a legal contract the consideration must be clearly stated. It forms the agreement. I agree to sell my house to you for XXXX amount of dollars and you agree to purchase it for XXXX amount of...
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a party to a contract who seeks to rescind the contract because of  that party's reliance on the unintentional but materially
A contract is a legally binding agreement. Torts, otherwise known as 'civil wrongs' allow the wronged party to claim damages against the 'guilty' party. The most common tort is probably negligence, and others include trespass and defamation.
Damages are designed to ensure a just outcome in the event of a breached contract. Each party has an interest in the contract being completed and benefits from it in terms of profit, property, and or specific job performance. For example: A major motion picture company hires a famous actress to...
to what extent does social contract theory are considered to as classicsl democrtic theory?
first it helps you in the daily transaction like in the services you have availed second it provides knowledge about negotiationand lastly it tells how important things can be
  == Answer ==     GREAT question to ask your B/K attorney. Im sure s/he will want to know about it sooner or later. After all, youu are paying the attorney to represent you, so get your moneys worth.   == Answer ==   You will want to include the loan in your bankruptcy filing.
They can certainly sign it. It will not be enforcable at that point. The minor will have to reach 18 before it can be enforced against the minor.
  Borrow the money someplace else and pay the note off. As far as just walking away, that is not an option.
simple contract cane be formed as verbally or as writing whereas  formal contracts can only be formed as writing.
Promisee The promisee is the person receiving the promise from the promisor or An individual to whom a promise is made. Legal RepresentativeIn its broadest sense, one who stands in place of, and represents the interests of, another. A person who oversees the legal affairs of another person. Examples...
Anyone found to have infringed a copyrighted work may be liable for statutory damages up to $30,000 for each work infringed and, if willful infringement is proven by the copyright owner, that amount may be increased up to $150,000 for each work infringed. In addition, an infringer of a work may also...
A misrepresentation is an untrue statement of fact by one party which has induced the   other to enter into the contract.
Most places require you to properly identify yourself to sign a contract. And if it is notarized, they notary will want government issued photo ID. A passport works well.
No, contracts cannot override the Constitution. You cannot contract to do something illegal. Any agreement that violates the Constitution would be considered illegal. NO, any such contract would be considered VOID and unenforcable. Just meaningless paper, not a violation of the law. And remember,...
After both parties have reached a consensus about termination of contract, they should both meet with contract attorney to put on paper the termination date and terms terminations
When the parties originally bound by the contract no longer have any duties under it.