mutual assent

  

Definition

Legal doctrine that in every contract each party must agree to the same thing, must know what the other party or parties intend(s), and must mutually assent to be in agreement.

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  • The mutual assent as useful in ensuring everyone was on the same page as the complex business deal was near finalization.

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  • The only thing left to complete their parenting plan was for both parents to mutual assent to everything described in the agreement.

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  • You need to find a way to have a good mutual assent so that your company is always moving up in the right way.

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