For courses in Contracts and Contract Law.
Taking a building-block approach, this text covers the key topics and fundamental rules of contract law and shows how to apply them. Each chapter focuses on a specific topic, explains the law, illustrates the rules, reinforces the concepts and then lets students apply their knowledge. Cases present contracts issues and show how the courts resolved the issues by applying the rules. Focusing on mastering concepts, the book’s goal is to equip paralegals with the basic knowledge required to approach a contracts issue capably, assist the supervising attorney and know when to ask questions.
Table of Contents
PART I: FOUNDATIONS
1. The Fundamentals of Contracts–The Big Picture
PART II: CONSTRUCTING THE CONTRACT
2. The Offer
5. Formation of Contracts: Issues with Contract Formation
6. Terms and Provisions
PART III: AFTER FORMATION–PERFORMING THE AGREEMENT
8. Third Parties
9. Performance and Discharge
PART IV: UNFULFILLED OBLIGATIONS
PART V: CREATING THE ACTUAL AGREEMENT
11. Researching and Drafting
APPENDIX A: SAMPLE CONTRACTS
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$54.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-505642-4