Contracts



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.

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In February 2013, my son stole some stones from his father, his father claims they were worth $20,000. When my ex found out he made my son sign a contract or he would press charges. The contract required that my son pay $500 a month, which he has been doing but he has come into some money problems and he and his pregnant wife can not afford to pay this amount. They have tried to discuss lowering the payment but my ex says payment in full or my son can go to prison. Does my son have any options. If he only pays what he can afford, can he actually go to prison. This happened in Texas. My son now lives in Florida.
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they keep calling me at least 5x a day, asking if I take Viagra, I am on the do not call list, I have asked them numerous times to stop calling and they have not. im done and not I want them to pay for harassing me.
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I am currently studying sociology at Miami Dade College. I want to transfer to an out state university. I am thinking of University of Chicago, University of Seattle, University of Washington and University of New York. I chose this universities because they have a good sociology program, my top choice is Chicago. My goal is to be a lawyer. But however I want to do my bachelor in sociology in a good university. I know I have to ask for loans. I come from a family where my mom is a receptionist and my dad is a taxi driver, we live in Miami. What do you recommend me to do? Please I need an advise from a lawyer who can enlighten my path. Thank you. PS: For the legal field I did not know what to put and I just select contracts. I could not find advise or something similar.
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My last name is Stuble- everyone pronounces it stubble (like on a mans chin). The original german word is stüble. which makes it pronounced correctly. can i just start using the accent or do i need to legally change my name?
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