Unformatted text preview: Rational: Fiege still has to pay for the breach of contract, because there was consideration. They agreed, for Fiege to give up a sum of $2,895.80 for Boehm to forbear a lawsuit on Fiege for bastardy. Boehm giving up her rights to sue, when at the time, both had reasonable expectation that Fiege was the father. After the fact was found that he isn’t the father, the contract was already set and in place. Holding: There is adequate consideration even if the consideration is based off of false or invalid claims, if the claim is made in good faith, and was subjectively, and objectively thought to be true, or at most, doubtful. Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences:...
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- Fall '11
- Contract Law, bastardy. Boehm