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Ch 10: Contracts - Statute of Frauds: Help and Review

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The Contracts: Statute of Frauds chapter of this College-Level Introductory Business Law Help and Review course is the simplest way to master contract statute of frauds. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of contract statute of frauds.

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  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding statute of frauds contracts or working with the exceptions to statute of frauds
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
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  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Contracts: Statute of Frauds chapter exam.

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  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
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Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Contracts: Statute of Frauds unit of a standard college business course. Topics covered include:

  • One-year contracts
  • Contracts for the sale of land
  • Guarantors
  • Contracts for sale of goods
  • Exceptions to statute of frauds

7 Lessons in Chapter 10: Contracts - Statute of Frauds: Help and Review
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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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