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Contents

Basic Contract Law for Paralegals 9E

Summary of Contents
Contents xi
Acknowledgments xxi
Introduction xxiii
Chapter  1 Overview of Contracts 1
Chapter  2 Offer 29
Chapter  3 Acceptance 59
Chapter  4 Consideration 83
Chapter  5 Legality of Subject Matter and Contractual Capacity 109
Chapter  6 Contractual Intent 127
Chapter  7 Contract Provisions 145
Chapter  8 The Uniform Commercial Code 171
Chapter  9 Third Party Contracts 211
Chapter 10 Discharge of Obligations 237
Chapter 11 Remedies 263
Chapter 12 Drafting Simple Contracts and Proving Their Terms in Court 295
Appendix A Sample Contracts 325
Antenuptial Agreement (Simple Form) 326
Consulting Agreement 327
Employment Contract (Simple Form) 329
Employment Contract 331
Equipment Lease Agreement 336
General Partnership Agreement (Simple Form) 341
Limited Partnership Agreement 343
Real Estate Lease 362
Retainer Agreement 363
Shareholders Agreement 370
Subscription Agreement (Limited Partnership) 378
Work for Hire Agreement 381
Appendix B Supplemental Cases 383
Don King Productions, Inc. v. Douglas 383
Matter of Baby M 388
Hong v. Marriott Corp. 398
In re Peregrine Entertainment, Ltd. 402
Appendix C Answers to the Quick Quizzes 413
Glossary 415
Index 423