Class #05 9/16/20 Chapters 7 and 8 (getting started and drafting within the law)

Electronic Document

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Assignment #5

  • Draft a 2-page contract for sale of real estate:
    • Search Westlaw, Lexis, and Stetson law library for a template for contract for sale of real estate.
    • Draft in your own words a 2-page contract for sale of real estate, assuming you represent the buyer ABC, LLC and not the seller John C. Doe.
    • Please include a force majeure clause, in addition to other clauses.
    • Use plain English, without ambiguities, and keep in mind the rules of interpretation of contracts.
    • Create facts as needed for this exercise.
    • Name the file: “[student last name] Contract for sale of real estate [date]”.
    • Self-assess the document:
      • Title
      • Parties
      • Date
      • Page numbers
      • Spelling
    • Email your draft contract as a PDF file to jwmartin@law.stetson.edu no later than the day before the next class.
  • Read and study Chapters 9 and 10 (determining substance and choosing concept)
  • Read over the next class web page at http://www.contractdrafting.org .
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