LAW 506-002 – Contracts II

Restatement Second of Contracts § 110(1)


Classes of Contracts Covered

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  1. The following classes of contracts are subject to a statute, commonly called the Statute of Frauds, forbidding enforcement unless there is a written memorandum or an applicable exception:
    1. a contract of an executor or administrator to answer for a duty of his decedent (the executoradministrator provision);
    2. a contract to answer for the duty of another (the suretyship provision);
    3. a contract made upon consideration of marriage (the marriage provision);
    4. a contract for the sale of an interest in land (the land contract provision);
    5. a contract that is not to be performed within one year from the making thereof (the one-year provision).