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Contracts Landlord Tenant Law

The Scrivener’s Error Doctrine In Commercial Lease Drafting

What are the limits of efforts to rescind or reform an agreement based upon a mistake? Can a mere “Scrivener’s Error” during drafting result in a wholesale extinguishing of a lease document?

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One of my earliest memories as a first-year law student was my professors’ contentions that every case we analyzed, from Contracts to Trusts and Estates, originated from a poorly written contract or last will and testament. Put another way, well written leases, contracts, or wills never made for good teaching cases.

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