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.

Ask a Lawyer - Contracts Law questions answered by leading lawyers
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I took out an auto title loan. The pawn broker did not place a lien on the title. Due to an emergency I had to sell the vehicle. What are the option to the pawn broker and myself?
can I sell a car to someone under 18 years of age?
I was issued an auto title with no lien holder listed, does this mean I own the auto?
I moved to Colorado recently and registered my vehicle. The state sent a title to me (I never gave them a title for the car) with no lien holder listed but I still have an outstanding balance on the loan for the car. Does this mean I am the owner of the vehicle and owe nothing?
Is there an expiration period to a verbal agreement to sell shares to someone else if the transfer h
I have agreed verbally to sell my shares to someone else at a defined price, but the money transfer hasn't happened yet. Is there an expiration period to this agreement? What if I don't want to sell anymore, or there are factors which could have influenced the value of the shares?
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