Business law conduct invalidating assent
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Sometimes mutual assent can be affected by coercion or pressure to enter the contract.
The first type involves a contract made under some sort of compelling physical force.
Though rare, this is the most serious form of duress in contract law. Other types of duress make a contract voidable, rather than void.
This means that the person is left with no reasonable alternative other than to enter the contract.
There are several different types of duress, and as a judge, you've seen them all.
Some examples include: For example, let's say that Molly presents evidence that she didn't assent to the contract with Mark.