Does a CONTRACT need to be notarized?

contract is a promise or set of promises that are legally enforceable and, if violated, allow the injured party access to legal remedies.[1] Contract law recognises and governs the rights and duties arising from agreements.[2] In the Anglo-American common law, formation of a contract generally requires an offer, acceptanceconsideration, and a mutual intent to be bound. Each party must have capacity to enter the contract[3]. Although most oral contracts are binding, some types of contracts may require formalities such as being in the form of a signed, dated written agreement in order for a party to be bound to its terms.

In the civil law tradition, contract law is a branch of the law of obligations.

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