Unsigned Employment Contract Can't Be Enforced, Court Says

Law360, Dallas (September 19, 2012, 2:53 PM EDT) -- A Texas appellate court ruled Tuesday that an employment agreement reached through in-person, phone and email conversations was unenforceable under the statute of frauds because a formal contract wasn’t signed by the employer.

The Fifth Court of Appeals in Dallas affirmed summary judgment for Twin Lakes Golf Course Inc. on the grounds the contract was void under the statute of frauds, which provides that a promise or agreement that cannot be completed within one year is not enforceable unless it is in writing and signed by...
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