Contract, Unenforceable

A contract that is legally valid but which the courts will not enforce because it does not fulfill a prerequisite. For example, two parties may agree a contract for one party to purchase some land from the other party. As land contracts have to be evidenced in writing, if there is no written evidence of the contract, it will be unenforceable. It should be distinguished from a contract that is void, which means that the contract was not legally valid in the first place.

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