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When Does a Mistake Preclude Formation of a Real Estate Contract?

As very active real estate attorneys in Los Angeles, we frequently find ourselves litigating purchase and sale contracts. These disputes necessarily involve an element of contract interpretation –even when the parties use the standard form California Association of Realtors contract. Contract interpretation is always dependent upon the particular case. Sometimes we are asked to litigate the meaning of a particular clause or a particular sentence while other times we are brought in to enforce the entire contract (generally through claims for specific performance) or to negate the contract (by defending a specific performance claim). The role of a mistake plays in contract formation depends on whether the mistake is unilateral (one-sided) or bilateral (two sided). Generally, a unilateral mistake does not prevent the formation of a

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Zachary D. Schorr has been named to the Southern California Super Lawyers (Rising Stars) list for attorneys in Real Estate for 5 straight years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. In 2016 he was also included as one of the top 100 lawyers in Southern California in this category. The selection for this respected list is made by the research team at Super Lawyers.

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