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Unformatted text preview: Promissory Estoppel (detrimental reliance) a doctrine that applies when a promisor makes a clear and definite promise on which the promisee justifiably relies Unenforceable promise is binding even without consideration if justice will be better served by enforcement 1. Clear and definite promise 2. Promisor expected promise would rely on promise 3. Promisee reasonably relied on promise 4. Promisees reliance was definite and resulted in substantial detriment 5. Enforcement of the promise is necessary to avoid injustice Estopped barred, impeded, or precluded 1861 Group, LLC v. Wild Oats Markets, Inc. : Tenants attempt to accommodate for tenant supported elements for a claim of promissory estoppels...
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- Spring '09