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I am not sure whether your contract would be considered to be against public policy.
Have you also built-in monetary damages in the penalty provision of your contract?Please advise.
M. Strisik, Esq.
Sure, I understand.
My belief is that, if challenged, a court may hold that your process of moving people out of their house (essentially forcing them out) could be viewed as against public policy.
Contracts are enforceable if they have the typical elements - offer, acceptance, consideration (a bargained-for exchange). But contracts will be held to be void if they involve a minor, involve a person who is incompetent, or if they are against public policy.
You might consider going to a local attorney who knows Texas contract law inside and out. I am simply making sure you know what you could be up against.
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