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.
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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.
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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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what is the best way to review project contracts legally or contract or contract in general?
Is this a civil or criminal suit?
A "friend" talked to me about making investments in real estate. I ended up making payments to him with respect to this investment. As it appeared to be a long termed venture he asked me to help him with some of his legal problems to which I sold my home and gave him the equity. We drew up a contract that he has breached for a lesser amount than the total investment. I've not seen any invoices as to how the money was spent, he's used dummy companies, and I'm out of close to $100,000. It has been 15 years since initial investment and we're still "negotiating" about repayment. I have since moved out of state but initially the transactions occurred in VA .
Can I cancel an automobile purchase within 3 days?
I purchased a truck on 08/23/14, drove it home and the differential went. I want to return the vehicle and get my money back.
Is it easy to add beneficiaries to my will?
I frequently travel with my children, who are my beneficiaries. By chance we should all perish, I would like to add an addendum to my will for additional beneficiaries.
am i under this non compete if fired?
9. Term; This agreement is effective immediately on being signed by both me and corp. The term of this agreement shall continue until the date that i am not an employee of corp. which is refereed to as the "date of term." My obligation under this agreement survive after the date of term of my engagement.
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