Quasi-Contract

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Quasi-Contract

In law, an agreement imposed upon the parties by a court to establish legal equity. A quasi-contract is imposed when the parties should have signed a real contract, but did not, and therefore may find themselves in an inequitable situation.
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For this reason it is believed that it is more logical to treat the subject of constructive trusts with the subject of quasi contracts rather than with the subject of trusts.
(8) Frederic Campbell Woodward, The Law of Quasi Contracts (Little, Brown, and Co, 1913).
(12) American Law Institute, Restatement of the Law of Restitution: Quasi Contracts and Constructive Trusts (1937).
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