Questions tagged [binding]
Questions about whether contracts, agreements, terms, or conditions are or can bind an entity under the law.
Does typed up notes of an oral conversation make the oral discussion more legally binding?
Does typing up and sending oral conversation make the discussed more legally binding? I think the oral words discussed without someone taking notes cannot make a strong case to be legally binding or ...
How it is proven that an e-mail or text message (SMS) was not forged by the recipient?
Here, it was said that a text message is legally binding. But I am interesting in that what would happen when the sender says that the message was not sent by them. It is not a challenging problem to ...
Is there a difference between mandating masks and encouraging masks?
Some businesses, etc. have signs at entrances stating that all people are encouraged to wear masks. Is this different than mandating that everyone is required to wear them in order to enter? In other ...
Legally binding digital signature
Hand signature on a document is legally binding if not forged. And apparently, digital signature is also legally binding. But in cryptographic digital signature, such as PGP, you can revoke your ...
Is a job offer letter sent and accepted by email legally binding?
I am considering accepting this job offer but am in the interview process with another company that I should hear back from soon. This current offer is for a 3-month contract and the one I am waiting ...
Deed of undertaking between neighbours
Neighbours have an issue about their adjoining land parcels and have verbally agreed to sort it out in a certain way. One of them wants to make sure that the other is aware of the consequences and ...
Is an oral "contract" legally binding?
In a comment to this question, the user @Agent_L argued that That's not an opinion, there is nothing to disagree here. From a legal point of view, a contract doesn't need a written form. It's hard ...
Is a text message legally binding?
I was interested in purchasing a puppy from my job. I told my manager(A) that I didn’t have the money out right to afford it because of the whole corona situation, but the future puppies that I would ...
Offering a free service (SaaS) via website as a personal individual person in Germany for everybody (global)
Want to offer a free service to scan code via my website (Software as a Service - SaaS) . It will be free for now, run as a individual in Germany to be used globally (anybody in the world). Hosted on ...
Are editable word documents ('.docx' files) accepted in court as evidence?
I keep most of my business documents in Microsoft Words (.docx) file format. Problem is these documents can be edited and tampered with. For my signatures, I just copy and paste a signature image onto ...
Contractor Did Not List His Legal Business Name On Contract. Is The Contract Enforceable?
Hopefully someone here can shed some light on this matter for me. Long story short, I entered into a contract with a general contractor for the construction of my new home. I have been moved into ...
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 (...
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 ...
How to prevent the problem of a document changing its content after you signed it [duplicate]
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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?
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 ...
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 ...
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?
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 ...