Class #06 9/23/20 Chapters 9 and 10 (determining substance and choosing concept)

MICROSOFT WORD TRAINING

REFERENCE GUIDES

ILLUSORY CONTRACTS

AS-IS CONTRACT FOR SALE OF REAL ESTATE

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Assignment #6

  • Read and study Chapter 11 (organization)
  • Read over the next class web page at http://www.contractdrafting.org .
  • Re-read the following pages of Chapters 1 through 10, then write down 2 questions you still have about contract drafting, then write down 3 contract drafting tips you learned from these chapters, and then email them to me at jwmartin@law.stetson.edu no later than Tuesday before next class:
    • Kuney and Looper Ch 1 and 2 Philosophy, Contracts
      1. Page 3 plain English
      2. Page 4 ambiguity
      3. Page 8 honor oblig
      4. Page 18 scratch drafting after read precedent docs
      5. Page 20 and 27 deal timeline
      6. Page 23 and 24 unintended contracts; letters of intent
      7. Page 25 consideration
      8. Page 28 PARTS of a contract
      9. Page 34 boilerplate
      10. Page 40 amending
    • Kuney and Looper Ch 3 and 4 legis drafting, rules of interp
      1. P 52 parts of statute
      2. P 53 definitions
      3. P 54 effective date
      4. P 56 amending
      5. FS Ch 1 interp
      6. P63 plain meaning
      7. P67 expressio unius est exclusio alterius (list exclusive)
      8. P68 ejusdem generis (and others is limited by other words)
      9. P69 noscitur a sociis (context counts)
      10. P69 reddendo singula singulis (match each item in series  to corresponding item)
      11. P70 rule of last modification
      12. P70 handwritten over typed or printed
      13. P70 written over arabic numerals
      14. P72 read doc as a whole
      15. P74 against the drafter
    • Kuney and Looper Ch 5 and 6 (drafting ethics and drafting overview)
      1. P106 organize doc
      2. P107 ambiguities
      3. P109: ***25 things
    • Kuney and Looper Ch 7 and 8
      1. p133 integration merger clause
      2. p134 electronic docs and sigs
    • Kuney and Looper Ch 9 and 10
      1. p142 5 Ws
      2. p149 if and only if 
      3. p160 vague words list
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