Contract Law

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Kay v. Gitomer

251 A.2d 853 (1969)

Facts:

Two sets of couples taking on partnership status decide to buy portions of four lots.  The two couples also buy 100% of a fifth lot.  The two men of the partnership are brothers in law.  The brothers in law took title of lot five after purchase a...

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Kessler v. Antinora

653 A.2d 579 (1995)

Facts:

P and D decided to build a house, and formed an agreement where P would provide the capital and A would actually build the house in the form of sweat of equity.  As part of the agreement P would get the invested capital first, then split the profit...

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Summers v. Dooley

481 P.2d 318 (1971)

Facts:

P and D shared ownership of a company at 50% each.  Both sought claims against one another for $6K.  P argues he has paid nearly $11K in expenses without reimbursement from the funds of the partnered trash removal business.  There’s a specific ...

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Martin v. Peyton

158 N.E. (1927)

Facts:

Hall was a partner of a business firm and friend of D.  Hall obtained a business loan from D to provide the business firm with collateral.  The loan was not enough.  D and others, wanting to help, began discussing forming  a partnership.  This “m...

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Menard, Inc. v. Dage-MTI, Inc.

726 N.E.2D 1206 (2000)

Facts:

Sterling ran his company for many years, generally unsupervised by the board, of which he was a member.  In his capacity, Sterling purchased land for the company without the approval of the board.  Some time later, Menard offered to buy a 30 ac...

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