Legal-Ease: Power of promises, legally speaking

Promises are an area of law that can sometimes be foggy. Contracts are a form of promises, and typically legally binding. However, some promises are made hastily and without any legal oversight, making them less likely to hold up in court. In general, it’s a good idea to get a written note and have a lawyer look it over before considering a contract legal.

Legal-Ease: Determining if it’s fraud

Any time someone is the victim of a bad deal, they have the tendency to think they’ve been the victim of fraud. However, legally, there are six conditions that must be present for it to legitimately be fraud. Some of those conditions are the person must know they are committing a fraud (it can’t be an honest mistake) and it must have caused some sort of monetary or physical damage.