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Unformatted text preview: Under the circumstances, the court is likely to hold that by failing to disaffirm within a reasonable time after regaining mental capacity, Cognito ratified the lease. 23. Courts and/or legislatures have protected adults in the following ways: by requiring minors to pay them in quasi-contract for necessaries they have already furnished to the minor; by ruling (in some states) that disaffirming minors must pay the adult the sum that would be necessary to restore the adult to the status quo if the minor cannot return the consideration in the condition in which he received it; and by holding (in some states) that a minor who misrepresents his age is estopped from asserting his minority as a defense, is required to pay the adult what is necessary to restore the adult to the status Answers to Student Study Guide and Workbook Questions 28...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2010 for the course BUSLAW 301 taught by Professor Abu during the Spring '09 term at Abu Dhabi University.
- Spring '09