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Unformatted text preview: P. filed amended declaration including the previous facts. D. changed his testimony, claiming he did not make an agreement w/ the p. and did not have sexual intercourse w/ her. The trial ct. jury found for the p. D. filed for a new trial claiming that even if he did enter in the contract, it was not enforceable, b/c p.s forbearance to prosecute was not based on a valid claim, and therefore the contract was without consideration. Whether or not a contract has valid consideration if the promise of forbearance is based on false claims. That since the p. intended to file bastardy charges (which are made in good faith), there was valid consideration for the contract, whether or not the . No reversible error in the rulings and instructions of the trial court. Jury judgement affirmed....
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- Spring '08