Legal Detriment

Legal Detriment

A change in position by one to whom a promise has been made, or an assumption of duties or liabilities not previously imposed on the person, due to the person's reliance on the actions of the one who makes the promise.

Cross-references

Consideration; Contracts.

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It should not have any special legal privileges, nor should it be subject to special legal detriments.