For a contract to be valid, it must have four key elements: agreement, capacity, consideration, and intent. Acceptance of the offer must be unconditional (e.g. B a signature on an employment contract) and it must be communicated. All negotiations between the parties are counter-offers, not acceptance. Both parties must be “healthy” to understand the seriousness of the situation and understand what is needed. This definition requires that neither party be minor, that they be sober (not under the influence of drugs or alcohol when signing the contract) and that neither party can be mentally deficient. If a party is not competent, the contract is invalid and the non-competent party can reject (ignore) the contract. A standard contract is a prepared contract in which most of the conditions are set in advance with little or no negotiations between the parties. Black`s Law Dictionary defines an agreement as “a mutual understanding between. The parties to their rights and obligations relating to them. He defines a contract as “an agreement between. Parties that create obligations that can be implemented. Oral agreements are based on the good faith of all parties and can be difficult to prove. Not all agreements between the parties are contracts. It must be clear that the parties intended to enter into a legally binding contract.
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