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Kevin's Camaro - Kevin's Camaro Kevin Green was 16 years...

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Kevin's Camaro Kevin Green was 16 years old when he purchased a Camaro automobile from Star Chevrolet. Kevin paid $4,642.50 for the car. Star Chevrolet conveyed the title to the car to Kevin in Kevin’s name. The question of Kevin's age was never raised or discussed during the transaction. Kevin later discovered that the front end of the frame was bent, and that the car contained a different engine than the one that should have been in the automobile. Major engine problems developed thereafter. The vehicle was later destroyed in an accident. Kevin now wants to disaffirm the contract and demands that Star Chevrolet return his money. A. On what grounds may Kevin Green be able to disaffirm the contract? Kevin Green may be able to disaffirm the contract in a couple of ways. The first is that Kevin is considered a person lacking capacity because he is a minor who signed the contract at the age of 16. Because he is a minor the contract is voidable unless it has become ratified from his inability to disaffirm the contract after reaching the age of majority. The second way that Kevin could disaffirm the contract is under the grounds that Star Chevrolet committed fraud by misrepresentation. Fraud occurs when one party to a contract intentionally misrepresents a fact to the other party. Because Kevin was not aware of the true facts, he didn’t
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