Fundamentals of U.S. Contracts Law

An Introduction

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Fundamentals of U.S. Contracts Law


A contract is a voluntary and legally binding agreement between two or more parties.  A lawyers is not needed to create a contract.  We enter into contracts all the time simply in the process of going through out our day, from agreeing to a website's terms of service to ordering a meal at a restaurant.

Contracts are a part of our everyday life.

Knowing the principles of contracts is not just a skill needed by lawyers, it is essential to each and everyone of use, particular entrepreneurs and business owners as they are more exposed to legal issues related to contracts.

This course is designed to introduce the range of issues that arise when entering and enforcing contracts.  Some of the topics covered through out this courses include: how are contracts formed; what makes a contract enforceable, when the law will refuse to honor a contract; third parties' ability to enforce contracts; and how courts interpret contracts.

What You Will Learn!

  • A theoretical background of contracts, trust, and promise.
  • How to form valid contracts through valid offer and acceptance. What makes a contract enforceable.
  • Limits to Enforcing Contracts
  • Issues Excusing Contractual Performance
  • Third Parties' Ability to Enforce Contracts
  • Limitation of Contract Law
  • How Courts Interpret Contracts

Who Should Attend!

  • Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Consumers, College and Professional Students



  • Contract Law






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