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Contracts by Mind Map: Contracts

1. Types of Contracts

1.1. Unilateral Contracts

1.1.1. Beginning performance

1.1.2. Partial performance...

1.2. Bilateral Contracts

1.3. Void / Voidable Contracts

1.4. Requirement Cntracts

1.5. Option Contract

1.6. Express Contract

1.7. Implied-in-Fact Contract

1.8. At-Will Contract

2. Breach

2.1. Remedies

2.1.1. INJUNCTION

2.1.2. Repudiation

2.1.2.1. Anticipatory Repudiation

2.1.2.1.1. Options for injured party

2.1.2.1.2. Can be retracted up until...

2.1.2.1.3. Exceptions

2.1.2.1.4. Cases

2.1.3. Efficient Breach

2.1.4. Opportunistic Breach

2.1.5. Damages

2.1.5.1. Monetary Damages

2.1.5.1.1. Compensatory damages

2.1.5.1.2. Liquidated Damages

2.1.5.1.3. Nominal Damages

2.1.5.2. Cases

2.1.5.3. Non-Monetary Damages

2.1.5.3.1. Punitive damages

2.1.5.3.2. Specific Performance

2.1.5.4. Real Estate Damages

2.1.5.5. Quasi K

2.1.6. Restitution

2.1.6.1. Cases

3. Contract

3.1. Intent to Contract

3.1.1. Intent to Memorialize

3.1.1.1. Cases

3.2. Indefiniteness

3.2.1. Vague Terms

3.2.2. Missing terms

3.2.3. Terms to be agreed upon at later date

3.2.4. Cases

3.3. Formation

3.3.1. Offers

3.3.1.1. Types of Offers

3.3.1.1.1. Auctions

3.3.1.1.2. Commercial Advertisements

3.3.1.1.3. Reward Offer

3.3.1.2. Termination

3.3.1.2.1. Lapse of Time

3.3.1.2.2. Revocation

3.3.1.2.3. Rejection

3.3.1.2.4. Death or Incapacity

3.3.2. Acceptance

3.3.2.1. Mirraor Image Rule

3.3.2.2. Communicated to Offeror

3.3.2.2.1. Silence

3.3.2.2.2. Performance

3.3.2.2.3. Mailbox Rule

3.3.2.2.4. Option Contract

3.3.2.3. Conditional Acceptance

3.3.3. Consideration

3.3.3.1. Gratuitous Promise / Gift

3.3.3.2. Alternatives to consideration

3.3.3.2.1. Moral Obligation

3.3.3.2.2. Material Benefit Rule

3.3.3.2.3. Promissory Estoppel

3.3.3.3. Waiver of a legal right

3.3.3.4. Past Consideration

3.3.3.5. Pre-existing Duty Rule

3.3.3.5.1. Modification

3.3.3.6. Mutuality of Obligation

3.3.3.6.1. Illusory Promises

4. Conditions

4.1. Types

4.1.1. Express Conditions

4.1.2. Precedent Condition

4.1.3. Condition Subsequent

4.1.4. Condition Concurrent

4.1.5. Constructive Condition

4.1.6. Condition & Promise

4.1.7. Substantial Performance

4.2. Waiver

4.2.1. Types

4.2.1.1. Time of formation

4.2.1.2. After formation

4.2.1.3. After failure of a condition "election"

4.2.2. Retraction of Waiver

4.3. Forfeiture

4.3.1. Condition will be excused w/o other reason

4.4. Satisfaction Conditions

4.4.1. Taste - Subjective

4.4.2. Utility - Objective

4.5. Cases

4.6. Material Breach

4.6.1. Total breach

4.6.2. Partial Breach

4.6.3. Factors to determine the materially of a failure to fully perform/breach

4.6.4. Cases

4.6.5. Example

4.6.6. RECOVERY ISSUES

4.6.6.1. Divisibility

4.6.6.2. Less than Substantial Performance

4.6.6.3. Wrongful prevention & Non-cooperation

5. Contract Terms

5.1. Ambiguities

5.1.1. Patent

5.1.2. Latent

5.2. Parol Evidence Rule

5.2.1. When to use Parol Evidence

5.2.1.1. Evidentary

5.2.1.2. Contractual

5.2.2. How to determine integration

5.2.3. Total Integration

5.2.4. Partial Integration

5.2.5. Merger Clause

5.2.6. How to determine if agreement is complete

5.2.6.1. Corin View

5.2.6.2. Williston's view

5.2.6.3. Four corners rule

5.2.7. Exceptions of P.E

5.2.8. Cases

6. Non-Compete Covenant

6.1. Cases

7. Defenses

7.1. Incapacity

7.1.1. Minors

7.1.1.1. Ratification

7.1.2. Mental Incapacity

7.1.3. Cases

7.2. Duress

7.2.1. Cases

7.3. Undue Influence

7.3.1. How to obtain relief

7.3.2. Cases

7.4. Misrepresentation

7.4.1. Fraudulent

7.4.2. Negligent or Innocent

7.4.3. Rescinding based on Misrepresentation

7.4.4. Cases

7.5. Mistake

7.6. Illegality

7.6.1. Malum Prohibitum

7.6.2. Malum Inse

7.6.3. Cases

7.7. Unconsciousability

7.7.1. Procedural

7.7.2. Substantative

7.7.3. Remedy

7.7.4. Cases

7.8. Impossibility

7.8.1. Destruction of subject matter

7.8.2. Failure of agreed upon performance

7.8.3. Death or Incapacity

7.9. Impracticability

7.10. Frustration

8. Statute of Frauds

8.1. Within statute if...MY LEGS

8.2. Marriage

8.3. Year

8.4. Land

8.5. Executor

8.6. Goods

8.7. Surety

8.8. Exceptions

8.8.1. Part performance

8.8.2. Judicial admission

8.8.3. Equitable estoppel