Statute Of Frauds Definition

noun
A statutory requirement that certain contracts must be written and signed to be enforceable, most often applicable to contracts for real estate and contracts whose purpose spans more than one year.
Webster's New World Law

A statute that bars enforcement of an oral contract.

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Exception to statute of frauds; if all or part of the goods have been delivered and accepted, or all or part of the purchase price has been paid, no written evidence is needed.
Webster's New World Law
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Singular:
statute of frauds
Plural:
statutes-of-frauds

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