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Defenses

Defenses

Discover the most important defenses to contract enforcement, specifically lack of capacity, duress, illegality, unconscionability, and misrepresentation.

Transcript

A contract that meets all of the necessary requirements to be enforceable may not necessarily end up actually being enforced. Sometimes, problems such as duress or lack of capacity may prevent the enforcement of a contract. Today, you’ll be learning about defenses to enforceability.

In our discussion, we’ll cover the five common defenses to enforceability: lack of capacity, duress, illegality, unconscionability, and misrepresentation. For each one, we’ll discuss how and when the defense may...

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