Q: What is the Texas law that requires contracts to be written in English?
A: I do not have a specific answer for you because I am not certain about whether such a law exists, but philosophically, a written agreement between two people that is memorialized in a manner that each understands, and which is supported by consideration, is probably a viable contract. If the contract fails pursuant to a state law I don't believe that damaged party would also be restricted for suing the other part for a variety of causes of action other than breach of contract. In other words, you might be able to invalidate a contract but that doesn't mean that the other person can't sue you for damages because of reliance, performance, etc. The foregoing answer is provided by Douglas J Shumway, Esq.: (801) 478-8080. The answer provided is not intended to form an attorney client relationship and should not be construed as legal advice. Mr. Shumway is licensed only in Utah. Mr. Shumway's law firm has offices in Salt Lake City, San Antonio and Las Vegas.
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