meeting of the minds

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meeting of the minds

A requirement for the formation of a valid and enforceable contract is that the parties must agree to the same thing.If there is a mutual mistake of fact regarding one of the critical elements of a contract, there has been no meeting of the minds and the contract may be set aside.

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