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Court Refuses to Reform Contract Failing to Find a Scrivener’s Error

By on May 4, 2019 in Contracts, Real Estate

A Delaware court refused to reform a contract with clear language, finding the argument of a scrivener’s error unconvincing, write Scott E. Waxman and Douglas A. Logan for K&L Gates.

“While the Court noted that it found all of the parties’ testimony believable, the Court did not find clear and convincing evidence that a mistake was made in drafting the contract in question,” the authors explain.

They list the three elements that a party seeking reformation must clearly and convincingly prove.

Read the article.




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