Unformatted text preview: seeking support from the natural father. If Wright were allowed to evade this promise, injustice would result. Rule : promissory estoppel. Class Notes : A promise which the promisor should reasonably expect to induce action or forbearance on the part of the promisee or a third person and which does induce such action or forbearance is binding if injustice can be avoided only by enforcement of the promise. • Reliance must be DETRIMENTAL – change of position for the worse; had the promise not been made, I would’ve taken another action that would make me better off. • Implied Promise – based on actions • Reasonableness – you have to prove promissory estoppel by showing that your reliance was reasonable...
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- Fall '08
- promise, Wright, Newman, child support