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Can a new lease agreement be broken if the present leasing contract has not expired?

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Not if the leasing contract has been signed

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In certain circumstances, a verbal agreement will hold up in court. All the elements of a contract must be present: Offer, acceptance, and consideration.


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According to the statute of frauds, the agreement may be verbal if a witness is present and is sworn under oath.


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It depends on what the contract is for. If you are agreeing to anything involving real property, the contract must be in writing to be enforceable. However, oral contracts are enforceable for many things.Added: With the exception noted above, in certain instances [i.e.: if witness(es) was present at the agreement and can testify to it], it may be.


If you are planning on making a buy sell agreement, a lawyer should be present so that any legal aspects will be covered. The time necessary for him to be present would depend on his familiarity with the agreement beforehand.


No, if the contract never existed than he/she should get a lawyer present to discuss the matter t hand. Certainly they can sue. Whether they will be successful will depend on the agreement and what can be inferred from the actions of the parties. Paying rent and its acceptance certainly would indicate some sort of understanding and a contract could be inferred.


'Conditions' and Warranties' may be either express or implied. They "express" when the terms of the contract expressly state them. They are implied when, not being expressly provided for. Express conditions are those, which agreed upon between the parties at the time of contract and are expressly provided in the contract. The implied conditions, on the other hand, are those, which are presumed by law to be present in the contract. It should be noted that an implied condition may be negated or waived by an express agreement. GIVEN BY-SYED ASIF MEHDI


The tricky part about verbal agreements is that if two people have made a verbal agreement but they each present a different version of that agreement (for example, Mr. Smith claims that a monthly fee of $200 was agreed upon, but Mr. Jones says that it was $150) and if there is no written agreement, no video recording of the conversation, and no witness to the verbal agreement, then there is no way to determine whose version of events is correct. So it is very hard to enforce verbal agreements. All you have to do is say, hey, wait a minute, I never agreed to that. Then there is no agreement. But if two parties have a verbal agreement and they both accept the same version of that agreement, then yes, it is legally binding in Tennessee.


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The following cases illustrate ways in which all contracts are agreements; In the case of invitation to treat, where an invitation to treat is merely an invitation to make an offer. When a firm's offer is accepted it results into a contract provided other elements of contracts are accepted. Considering person A buying a radio on hire purchase from person B who deals with electronics and its appliances. Both parties must come to an agreement on payment of monthly installment within specified period of time. Such an agreement result to specialty contract which a contract under seal. All contracts are agreementuntil avoided for example, avoidable contract where one of the parties can withdraw from it if s/he wishes. This occurs due to minor agreement and misrepresentation or undue influence. Considering a case where person A make contract with person B but during the contract period B realizes that he was engaged to perform an agreement under undue influence. Definition of contract According to section 2(h) of the Indian Contract Act: " An agreement enforceable by law is a contract." A contract therefore, is an agreement the object of which is to create a legal obligation i.e., a duty enforceable by law. From the above definition, we find that a contract essentially consists of two elements: (1) An agreement and (2) Legal obligation i.e., a duty enforceable by law. We shall now examine these elements detail. 1. Agreement. As per section 2 (e): " Every promise and every set of promises, forming the consideration for each other, is an agreement." Thus it is clear from this definition that a 'promise' is an agreement. What is a 'promise'? the answer to this question is contained in section 2 (b) which defines the term." When the person to whom the proposal is made signifies his assent thereto the proposal is said to be accepted. A proposal, when accepted, becomes a promise." An agreement, therefore, comes into existence only when one party makes a proposal or offer to the other party and that other party signifies his assent (i.e., gives his acceptance) thereto. In short, an agreement is the sum total of 'offer' and 'acceptance'. On analyzing the above definition the following characteristics of an agreement become evident: (a) At least two persons. There must be two or more persons to make an agreement because one person cannot inter into an agreement with himself. (b) Consensus-ad-idem. Both the parties to an agreement must agree about the subject matter of the agreement in the same sense and at the same time. 2. Legal obligation. As stated above, an agreement to become a contract must give rise to a legal obligation i.e., a duty enforceable by law. If an agreement is incapable of creating a duty enforceable by law. It is not a contract. Thus an agreement is a wider term than a contract. 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If you did not give him the title, all you need to do is go get the car (hope you kept the spare key). If you did sign the title over to him with no documented agreement concerning the payments, you have probably given your (ex)friend an expensive present.


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