Contract Law determines when promises are enforceable. The fundamental requirements for forming a binding contract are an offer, acceptance and consideration. To be enforceable, a contract must be formed by competent parties, who give their consent, to a legal agreement.

The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) afford consumer contracts unique protections. Please read on to find a contract lawyer, contract attorney, or to access more information in our contract law practice center.

One reason to sue over a contract is when one party commits a breach of contract—stops doing, or fails to do, what the contract states should be done. Defenses that excuse a breach of contract include duress, fraud and misrepresentation, mistake, lack of consideration and the statute of frauds.

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You Must be Innocent in a Breach of Contract Claim
Most of your business activity is likely based on contracts between you and other parties, so broken contracts may form the majority of your legal woes. To bring a business lawsuit against another party for breaking a contract, you must be able to prove certain details about the arrangement.
Contract Damages
When most people sign a contract, they expect to honor the terms of the contract, and hope that the other party will do so as well. There are several kinds of contract remedies available to you if the other party breaches, or breaks, a contract. This article explains those options.
Contract Modification
When negotiating a contract, or after a contract has been signed, you may have reason to want to modify, or change, a contract. Find out how to modify a contract, either before it's been signed or after it's been signed.

Ask a Lawyer - Contracts Law questions answered by leading lawyers
"fraud undoes everything" Can this undo a mortgage contract if proven within reason?
Broward, Fl. If you find enough proof of fraud for an inflated reverse mortgage Wells Fargo loan appraisal could this undo the contract? The house was never worth the inflated price of $280,000. and other significant, obvious issues which they turned a blind eye.. and the inflated loan was pushed through. What are your thoughts on the phrase "fraud undoes everything" Thanks
Is there a grace period after signing a contract to terminate it, if none of the services have been
i recently joined a gym and felt extremely pressured to sign up for a personal trainer. I signed a 3 month contract however I feel the price is way to expensive and no longer want the service. I haven't received any training and I just signed the contract last night. Would it be possible to terminate the contract with no penalty?
Sales Agreement
I need a sales agreement written to sell my franchise. I own a single store and want to sell to one of my employees. I need someone to help with writing the agreement.
I have been scammed by Sarasota Singles to the tune of $2500 -- charged to my credit card
Is there any way I can sue these people....they are professional scammers. I am 65 years old. They told me my account would be put on HOLD....I told them I no longer wanted to be a part of their scam, and wanted a full refund of my money.
can i fire my veterans disability lawyer even though i signed a contract?
I'm not happy with his handling of my case.
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