Common Legal Defenses Used in Contract Lawsuits by NJ Contract Lawyers

By Fredrick P. Niemann, a NJ Contract Attorney

Enforcing a contract that has been breached in N.J should be handled by a NJ Contract Lawyer. Asserting a good defense is critical to be excuse or mitigate against possible legal harm and damages. Below is a list of the most common defenses used by a New Jersey Lawyer to protect a client from a judgment for breach of contract.

Mistake
This is a tricky strategy to use yet is a powerful resolution once it has been proven by a New Jersey Lawyer in court. It involves proving to the court that both parties committed a mistake in the signing and creation of the contract. Unless this is proven by the defendant, a party will still remain liable in the eyes of justice for not enforcing the contents of the contract.

Duress
This is one of the more common types of defenses offered by a New Jersey Contract Lawyer in the courtroom. It uses all form of evidence that confirm any form of coercion, application of physical force or mental pressure, for the enforcement of the contract.

Fraud
This is one of the best defenses any NJ Contract Lawyer can assert in order to protect his client. Any sign of intentional misrepresentation can be accepted by the court and deemed sufficient for it to consider the contract void and invalid.
These listed defenses should be carefully studied and analyzed by a qualified New Jersey Lawyer. Do not let your rights be compromised. Choose a qualified, accessible NJ Contract Lawyer to fight for you today.

Contact me personally today to discuss your NJ contract matter. I am easy to talk to, very approachable and can offer you practical, legal ways to handle your concerns. You can reach me toll free at (855) 376-5291 or e-mail me at fniemann@hnlawfirm.com.