Scarinci Hollenbeck Article Library

Results for articles

Will a New Jersey Court Enforce a Quasi-Contract?

Will a New Jersey Court Enforce a Quasi-Contract?

Author: Peter YaremDate: April 13, 2020

You don’t always need a binding contract to win a business lawsuit. In some cases, New Jersey courts will impose liability even though some of the essential elements of a contract are missing. These equitable remedies are based on “fairness,” and they are intended to redress the wrong suffered from the breaching party's actions when traditional legal remedies are not available.

To start, it is always advisable to have a written contract that details the contract rights and remedies that are available if one party fails to perform. Under New Jersey contract law, the following elements are required to form a binding contract:

scarinci hollenbeck diamond logo

Get the latest from our attorneys!

As the legal world continues to evolve, it is important to stay aware of its various and regular updates.
Sign up to our mailing list