agreement or assent to an offer; represents a meeting of the minds between parties to a contract
"take it or leave it" contract, such as an insurance contract, where the one drafting the contract has the negotiating power. The nondrafting party must sign or seek services elsewhere.
legal concept where a party to a contract transfers their rights, duties, and obligations under the contract to another person
something of value that is bargained for and exchanged for the promise of the other party in a contract
transfer of a contractual obligation to another person. Original parties to the contract remain the same.
contract that is not explicitly entered into but is rather implied in fact and in law; also referred to as a quasi contract
principle in the law that limits the interpretation of the content and meaning of a contract to what is contained in the actual contract itself
legal principle that an agreement can be enforceable even without formal consideration if one party makes a promise that the other party relied on to their detriment
contract with extremely one-sided or unfair terms, such as an extremely high interest rate
contract where one party agrees to do something if a condition is fulfilled but without a mutual promise
occurs when one person is enriched at the expense of another in circumstances that the law sees as unjust
contract that is not legally binding because it lacks an essential element or because it is illegal or against public policy