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There are two possible contracts in the story. The first one is between Sue and her 14- year old son. The second issue is between Sue and Vons supermarket. Looking at the first scenario between Sue and her son, it may seem that Sue’s son was on breach of contract for not cutting the grass. Analyzing the issue, we can see that a contract does not exist because the boy is under the age of consent. Since he is between the age of 7 and 14, he is considered a child of tender years, and he is too young to form a valid contract. In addition, Sue gave her son the alternative to cut or not to cut the grass. If the grass was cut, he would get $10, but if it was not cut, he would be grounded for a week. Therefore, there is no contract between Sue and her 14 year old son. The second scenario is between Sue and Vons supermarket. Vons makes an offer by displaying its merchandise. Sue accepts the offer by taking the items to the cash register and paying for them. The consideration is that Sue expects to receive items that are in good quality
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course LAW 203 taught by Professor Dunlap during the Spring '04 term at UCSD.

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