Making a contract

Myth or fact?

A contract has to be in writing in order to be binding.
  • Myth
  • Fact

Many everyday situations involve contracts. You enter into a contract when you buy a pair of shoes, hire a babysitter, or rent a car. Given how common contracts are in our daily lives, it’s helpful to know how contracts are created.  

What you should know 

Preventing problems

Common questions

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in April 2020
  • Time to read: 12 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Dean Davison, Davison North Law; Mona Muker, BC Employment Standards Tribunal; and Dale R. North, Davison Law Group

Dean Davison
Mona Muker
Dale R. North

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