capacity to contract

Definition of "capacity to contract"
  1. The legal ability to form a binding agreement, generally excluding minors and those with significant mental impairments who cannot comprehend agreement terms
How to use "capacity to contract" in a sentence
  1. The law often challenges the capacity to contract of minors under 18.
  2. Due to severe dementia, her capacity to contract was questioned in court.
  3. His capacity to contract was unchallenged since he was financially and mentally capable.

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