Legal Question in Legal Ethics in Missouri

Verbal Contract

If someone enters into a verbal contract under false pretenses, is that contract still valid or does that make the contract null?

Asked on 6/12/01, 7:43 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Charles Aspinwall Charles S. Aspinwall, J.D., LLC

Re: Verbal Contract

Verbal contracts are just as valid as written ones, they are just harder to prove.

Any contract in which one party is mislead or to whom provisions are misrepresented is voidable for fraud.

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Answered on 6/28/01, 1:21 pm

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