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Re: RC: Re: Buying a horse/WARNING
Since I buy and sell horses, can somebody tell me just for grins, was there
a deposit paid before the vet check? Was there a written contract agreement?
Refundable if the vet check did not pass?
At 12:49 PM 10/13/99 -0500, you wrote:
>At the risk of being flamed with the whole attorney thing again -- HOWARD
>-- there can be a contract with NO exchange of money. Offer to sell,
>plus acceptance to buy, plus "consideration" equals an enforceable
>contract. Consideration can be money or items OR THE EXCHANGE OF
>PROMISES. I'm not saying there was a contract in this case or that
>anyone should sue. Because  my malpractice carrier would have a FIT
>if it thought I was giving legal advise through e-mail without knowing
>all of the facts; and  the e-mail really didn't give enough facts to
>say that; and  I think most times situations like this are a real pain
>and can be very painful and a lawsuit doesn't cure or compensate for
>Near K.C., KS
>On Wed, 13 Oct 1999 12:08:25 EDT Dbeverly4@aol.com writes:
>>In a message dated 10/13/99 8:46:17 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
>><< You vetted the horse, but didn't leave any deposit. No contract.
>> How is the seller to know that the deal will go through when someone
>> ready cash steps forward for the animal. >>
>>So, who gets stuck with the vet bill?
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