Contracts II

Restatement Second of Contracts § 214

Restatement Second of Contracts § 214

Evidence of Prior or Contemporaneous Agreements and Negotiations

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Agreements and negotiations prior to or contemporaneous with the adoption of a writing are admissible in evidence to establish

  1. that the writing is or is not an integrated agreement;
  2. that the integrated agreement, if any, is completely or partially integrated;
  3. the meaning of the writing, whether or not integrated;
  4. illegality, fraud, duress, mistake, lack of consideration, or other invalidating cause;
  5. ground for granting or denying rescission, reformation, specific performance, or other remedy.
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