The violation of a contractual obligation. One may breach a contract by repudiating a promise, failing to perform a promise, or interfering with another party's performance.
Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
A legal claim that one party failed to perform as required under a valid agreement (written or oral) with the other party. For example you might say, "The roofer breached our contract by using substandard supplies when he repaired my roof."
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:12 pm