Contract

Unconscionable and Unenforceable Contracts in Utah

If you need help or would like to speak with an experienced attorney, please call (801) 365-1030 or click here to contact us. Almost every contract in Utah is enforceable, but a contract or agreement that is unconscionable is unenforceable. The contract defense of unconscionability prevents oppression and unfair surprise. This article discusses the difficult […]

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Are Text Messages and Emails Considered a Written Agreement or Signed Agreement under the Statute of Frauds in Utah?

Under the Utah Statute of Frauds there are certain types of contracts that cannot be enforced unless they are written and signed. The types of contracts that are governed by the statute of frauds, and must be in writing and “subscribed to by the party by whom the lease or sale is to be made”, include: An

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What are My Rights if My Contract is Wrongfully Terminated?

People commonly associate “wrongful termination” with employment contracts. However, any contract is susceptible to wrongful termination. Depending on the type of contract and the facts of your circumstances, your remedy may vary. A wrongful termination of a contract is a termination of the contract without lawful justification. For example, a subcontractor performs concrete work on

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Force Majeure Clauses and COVID-19

Many contracts include what is commonly known as a “Force Majeure” clause. “Force Majeure” translates literally as “superior strength.” Force majeure clauses may also be known as “Act of God” clauses. A force majeure clause is intended to reduce or alter contractual obligations should a major event occur which renders the contract impossible to perform.

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He Breached the Contract—What Are My Rights Under Utah Law?

If you need help or would like to speak with an experienced attorney, please call (801) 365-1030 or click here to contact us. Contracts are the underlying fabric of Utah’s economy. A contract is a legally enforceable agreement between two or more parties (i.e. persons, companies, legal entities, etc.). By entering a contract, a party

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