LAW 505-002 – Contracts I

Motive


Restatement Second of Contracts § 81

Consideration as Motive or Inducing Cause

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  1. The fact that what is bargained for does not of itself induce the making of a promise does not prevent it from being consideration for the promise.
  2. The fact that a promise does not of itself induce a performance or return promise does not prevent the performance or return promise from being consideration for the promise.