oral contract

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Noun1.oral contract - an agreement that is not in writing and is not signed by the parties but is a real existing contract that lacks only the formal requirement of a memorandum to render it enforceable in litigation
agreement, understanding - the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers"
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In July, Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Robert Greenberg wrote that attorneys representing Tammy Darvish provided enough evidence that an oral contract between Tammy Darvish and her father may have existed, allowing the case to move forward into the discovery process.
Other counts included in the suit are breach of fiduciary duty, breach of duty of good faith, duty of loyalty & duty of care, abuse of control, misappropriation of business opportunities, defalcation, equitable accounting, breach of oral contract, and breach of both implied in-law and in-fact contracts, and tortious interference with advantageous business relationships.
Under the bill, any stipulation in any written or oral contract of employment for a definite or fixed period designed subvert the provision of the proposed act shall be declare null and void.
The fact that it may have been an oral contract is not the issue.
Each land deal included information regarding the spatial extent of the acquired land, the dominant crop, and whether a deal was concluded with a signed or oral contract, or just intended with an expression of interest.
An oral contract is not worth the paper it's written on.
More concretely, drafting a constitution is different than entering into an oral contract, and writing a judicial opinion is different still.
Sam Goldwyn, one of the founders of Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer (MGM), was reported to have once said, "Your oral contract ain't worth the paper it's printed on.
The local suit alleges breach of oral contract, age discrimination, religious discrimination and retaliation.
4) Last year, in an opinion rejecting a statute of frauds defense, the Second District inferentially aligned itself with the Third District by citing the latter's precedent and holding that fiduciary duty claims stand on legal footing different from claims arising out of an underlying oral contract.
The Rowleys sued for pounds 50,000 in damages but Dimmick claimed they had broken a legally binding oral contract to hide him for cash and counter-sued for pounds 107,000 in hospital bills and pounds 50,000 pain and suffering.
A MAN who held a Kansas couple hostage in their home while fleeing from authorities is suing them, claiming they broke an oral contract made when he promised them money in exchange for hiding him from police.