Basic Contract Law for Paralegals

Basic Contract Law for Paralegals

Jeffrey A. Helewitz
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  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business; 8 edition (August 14, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 145485555X
  • EAN: 9781454855552
  • Item Dimensions: 7.0 x 1.1 x 10.0 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds

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This is a clear, comprehensive, and straightforward introduction to all of the basics of contract law, specifically designed for paralegal students. Lively examples and well-crafted pedagogy cover all key topics in a contracts course, including intent, the UCC, third party contracts, and remedies. An appendix of twelve sample contracts provides a useful ongoing reference tool for paralegals working with contracts.


  • Comprehensive coverage of all the key topics. Also includes a chapter on drafting simple contracts.
  • Clearly written text and lively examples help students understand the law.
  • Well-crafted pedagogy includes chapter overviews, highlighted examples, key terms, review questions, sample clauses for analysis, edited cases, chapter summaries, and end-of-chapter exercises
  • Manageable length makes this book ideal for shorter courses.

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