Statute of Frauds

Definition of "Statute of Frauds"
  1. A law requiring certain documents like real estate transfers, long-term leases, wills, and specific contracts to be written and signed by the party involved
How to use "Statute of Frauds" in a sentence
  1. The Statute of Frauds mandates that the sale agreement for a house be in writing.
  2. Due to the Statute of Frauds, a lease for two years needs the landlord's signature.
  3. According to the Statute of Frauds, the contractor must sign the term contract.

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