Essay about Same Law And Not Uniform Commercial Code

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In view of an enforceable contract five specific elements must be in place. These elements can make the difference between an enforceable or unenforceable contract. According to Seaquist (2012, chapter 9.2), a contract must contain at least one promise that are enforceable, however, not all promises rise to the level of a contract. The five elements need to be present for the contract to be valid. These elements include offer, acceptance, consideration, capacity, and legality. In addition, this paper will also explain why this contract is governed by common law and not Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). Therefore, this paper will examine the validity of a contract made between an employer (Fabulous Hotel) and an employee (me) and will examine whether this contract is either unenforceable by law or is indeed legal and binding and therefore is enforceable by law.
Five Elements of an Enforceable Contract
The first of the five elements of a contract is the offer. For, an offer to be legally binding the language must be definite and certain; it must clearly convey the intent of the promise or agreement. Another aspect that separates a legally binding contract from one that is not enforceable is that it must look like a contract and not anything else. Third, the offer must be communicated to the offeree. In other words, it will appear to a third party that the two parties did enter into a contract (Seaquist, 2012). There are other aspects of this element that can take place, such as…

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