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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A dissolved New York State LLC,
A New York State LLC, which I was a partner in, was properly dissolved 5 years ago. A disgruntled partner has just filed an arbitration claim. What is the statute of limitations for filing suit on an LLC that was legally and properly dissolved in New York State?
Breach of Contract Help
I am resubmitting a question that might have been lost. Around six months ago, an acquaintance approached me, asking for a loan. I had this person sign a contract stating that he would pay me back by June 30, 2014. I approached this person on July 1, 2014, asking for him to honor our contract. I was initially ignored, and later was told by him that he had no intention of honoring our contract. I would like to take this to conciliation court, but I live in Minnesota, while this individual lives in Tarrant County in Texas. I would like to know what my options are. If I filed this out of state, and hired a lawyer to represent me, would my chances of winning this case be reduced? I would like to avoid having my legal fees extend past the amount of my claim, which is $1500.
Is it Legal to... EULA Agreements....
I am hosting a server on a game called Minecraft made by Mojang. There are agreements called the EULA regarding ingame Donations and in game purchases. I was wondering if I could add in in game commands for [Donators] . Is it legal? Please help. Link to EULA:
Is there any way to get out of a 20 year solar system contract?
We are about to purchase a home with a solar system attached to the roof. The sellers want to transfer the now 19 year solar contract in our name. My husband does not want the solar system. It causes very high levels of dirty electricity and studies have connected it to serious health problems. Solarcity - the provider is saying that we cannot break the contract due to federal rebates Solarcity received and that the only way to have the system removed is to buyout the remainder of the contract of 19 years. Namely, $17,441. It just seems ridiculous that as a new homeowner we have no choice to back out of this contract. Any advice is appreciated.
how do I void a contract for mistake of fact?
I hired a public adjuster because he told me that once I get the insurance check I would be able to do with it as I wish. Repair, rebuild, pay off debts, etc. But after I got the check, my mortgage servicer said they keep the check and pay my licensed contractors directly and that no repairs can be made by me...even the installation of shower doors which do not require a contractor by law. After arguing with the adjuster about what is and isnt, they came out and said my servicer is different than the rest and that they are already having that problem with another client. From what ive read, this was mistake of fact and the contract is voidable because of it. How do I do this in miami dade florida?
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