The Statute of Frauds. Chapter 6. The Statute of Frauds. To be enforceable, the following types of contracts must be in writing and signed : Contracts involving interest in land. Contracts involving “One year rule.” Collateral or Secondary Contracts.
$500 or more.
must be signed by the the party against whom enforcement is sought.
UCC Rule. Must indicate that the parties intend a contract and be signed by party against whom enforcement is sought. Will not be enforcable beyond the quantity shown. All other terms may be proven by oral testimony.
and final embodiment of their agreement, a party cannot introduce in court evidence
of any prior or contemporaneous oral agreement or promise to contradict, alter or modify to written contract.
*Contracts subsequently modified.
*Voidable or Void contracts.
*Contracts containing ambiguous terms.
*Prior dealing, course of performance, or usage of trade.
*Contracts subject to orally agreed-on conditions.
*Contracts with an obvious or gross clerical error that clearly would not represent the agreement of the parties.