meaning each party must meet the legal minimum mental capacity to enter and be

Meaning each party must meet the legal minimum mental

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meaning each party must meet the legal minimum mental capacity to enter and be bound by a contract. Next is no fraud, duress, undue influence or mutual mistake. And finally there is legal purpose, and form if applicable. The element of agreement became about when Mary tells Shifty about her proposed idea and Shifty accepts when he literally states, “Anything you send I will accept.” Consideration for the agreement is Mary’s tuition being paid by the profits of her idea when produced by DreamWorks as a motion picture, showing reliance. Mary and Shifty both met the legal capacity required to enter the contract. There was no fraud nor duress as each party was freely speaking without undue influence and genuine assent. Having met all of the elements there was a valid contract for Shifty to accept Mary’s story and give her just consideration. Also, is the fact that the movie produced by DreamWorks and Shifty was synonymous with Mary’s story proving that they did use her idea as agreed. But Mary in return did not receive any consideration as promised which would have paid her tuition causing detriment. Shifty nor his company breached a confidential relationship because what would have made the relationship confidential is in fact not able to be protected. Shifty and his company did
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not engage in unfair competition because they distributed an original final form of an intangible, not supplied by Mary. Shifty and DreamWorks did breach a valid implied contract because no consideration was given to Mary for using her story as agreed upon.
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