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Questions tagged [binding]

Questions about whether contracts, agreements, terms, or conditions are or can bind an entity under the law.

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Are Text Messages Legally Binding Even If I Signed A Contract

I paid someone a lot of money for 3 different services. All 3 of these services were agreed upon in text message format but then I signed a contract that only explicitly mentioned 1 of those services (...
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What is law of the case in the us federal court system for district court judges?

Someone recently brought up the apple fbi phone unlock case and I, not being a lawyer, got curious about whether, if a final decision had been reached by that judge, what exactly that would mean. That ...
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How to prevent the problem of a document changing its content after you signed it

I just read this: The problem is that if there is a dispute over what was actually in the NDA later on, its going to be extremely difficult to establish what the NDA said. I'd refuse to sign an ...
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Is mandatory binding arbitration enforceable if the contract violation is also a criminal violation

Given a standard contract between companies that include mandatory binding arbitration for any contract disputes: Is arbitration still mandatory when the contract violation is also a serious criminal ...
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Is it legal to require user to agree to something outside the scope of the service that terms and conditions are supposed to cover?

Context: I tried to set up auto payments for my first mortgage loan in the US and I was a bit puzzled with terms and conditions (TOS) that were offered to me. If my interpretation is correct, TOS ...
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Is a contract made through social media binding?

At my local college I've taken on a course about law and currently we are learning about contract laws and was curious about the binding nature of a contract. Let's say there is a stock broker and ...
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Binding share wining on Facebook

On Facebook a retail business posted a $1 lottery ticket and stated will share with Friends. If the ticket really wins the $4 million is that binding?
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What are the Limits to what is Legally Binding

Awhile ago, a lot of news outlets reported on how the agreement between Martin Shkreli and the Wu Tang Clan regarding their sale of the only copy of their album included the (supposed) wording: The ...
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Model Release forms

I found a model release form: https://docs.google.com/document/edit?id=1LkkT_XwXwnnzwOxtGAirvVvVXzbU2YVUQeZ0kiqbGmQ I was wondering how binding this form is, and how necessary including the address ...
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How are online bidders held to their obligation to pay?

Say I'm holding an online auction. How can I make sure that if somebody bids on my good/service, he or she is legally obligated to pay?
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If you sign a signature pad, without seeing what it's for, is it binding?

You sign something on a signature pad, and only after you've signed it, receive the printed statement with the full statement which you've supposedly acknowledged prior to signing, but have never ...