Residential House Lease
The following question is based on the Residential House Lease found in the Contracts Module.Please reference the Lease by clause number as you answer the questions.
- Essay (1-2 complete paragraphs with text references to support your answers)
Maria, the landlord, refuses to fix a small leak in the roof that was there prior to the current tenant.The consequence is that black mold has been forming in the attic.Juan, the current tenant, still has significant time remaining on his lease.Juan has notified Maria in writing of the mold and leak issue.He is concerned about the premises becoming unsafe to live in. It has been 14 days since he emailed her his notification.What are Juan’s options if Maria declines to do the repairs?
UCC Sales Contract
The following question is based on the Sales Contract found in the Contracts Module. Please reference the Sales Contract by clause number as you answer the questions.Remember, this is a contract under the UCC.
- Essay (1-2 complete paragraphs per essay with text references to support your answers)
You received non-conforming goods as a result of an ambiguity in the contract.You ordered goods thinking it was a particular product.You wanted Razor scooters as that was the original oral communication when the selling merchant was first contacted by you. Thereafter, in phone conversations, you and the seller just talked about scooters.The selling merchant shipped scooters but not Razor scooters.Upon receipt of the goods, what are your merchant options under the contract?
Why are text references important?Contract language does not exist in a vacuum.It is written based on the law.It is critical, therefore, to cite to the text to support your analysis.