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Ch 10: Contracts: Statute of Frauds: Tutoring Solution

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The Contracts: Statute of Frauds chapter of this Introductory Business Law Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about statute of frauds. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the definitions and purposes for statutes of frauds contracts required in a typical introductory business law course.

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  • Struggle with understanding the purpose of statute of frauds, contract types, guarantors or any other statute of frauds topic
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Learning Objectives

  • Learn the writing requirement and purpose for statute of frauds contracts.
  • Study the types of contracts that fall within the statute of frauds.
  • Examine contracts that can't be performed within one year.
  • Discuss contracts for the sale of land.
  • Learn about contracts in which one party acts as a guarantor for another party's debt.
  • Describe contracts for the sale of goods.
  • Study admission, performance and promissory estoppel.

7 Lessons in Chapter 10: Contracts: Statute of Frauds: Tutoring Solution
Statute of Frauds Contracts: Definition & Purpose

1. Statute of Frauds Contracts: Definition & Purpose

A statute of frauds is a state law that applies to certain oral contracts. Generally speaking, a statute of frauds requires that certain contracts be in writing and signed by the parties. This lesson explains what these statutes are, what these statutes require and why we have these statutes.

Contracts that Fall Within the Statute of Frauds

2. Contracts that Fall Within the Statute of Frauds

A statute of frauds is a state law that only applies to particular types of oral contracts. In general, a statute of frauds requires that certain types of oral contracts be written and signed. This lesson explores the types of contracts that typically fall within a statute of frauds.

Statute of Frauds: One Year Contracts

3. Statute of Frauds: One Year Contracts

A statute of frauds is a law that only applies to particular types of oral contracts. In general, a statute of frauds requires that certain types of oral contracts be written and signed. This lesson explores one type of contract that is covered by a statute of frauds: contracts that can't be performed within one year.

Statute of Frauds Contracts: Contracts for the Sale of Land

4. Statute of Frauds Contracts: Contracts for the Sale of Land

Some oral contracts aren't enforceable unless the contract is written and signed. These general requirements are part of a statute of frauds. This lesson explores one type of contract that is covered by a statute of frauds: contracts that involve the sale or transfer of land.

Statute of Frauds Contracts: Guarantors

5. Statute of Frauds Contracts: Guarantors

A statute of frauds will typically cover those oral contracts involving a guarantor. This means that certain requirements must be met before these contracts can be enforced. This lesson explores guarantor contracts and the typical statute of frauds.

Contracts for Sale of Goods: Definition & Explanation

6. Contracts for Sale of Goods: Definition & Explanation

A sale of goods worth over $500 is usually covered by a state's statute of frauds. This means that certain requirements must be met before these contracts can be enforced. This lesson explores contracts for the sale of goods and a typical statute of frauds.

Exceptions to Statute of Frauds

7. Exceptions to Statute of Frauds

A statute of frauds is a state law that covers certain types of oral contracts. This means that certain requirements must be met before these contracts can be enforced. However, there are some exceptions to a statute of frauds. This lesson explores the typical statute of frauds and some common exceptions.

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