Relationship that exists between a person identified as a principal and another by virtue of which the latter may make contracts with third persons on behalf of the principal (Parties: Principal, Agent, Third Person)
Person or firm who is authorized by the principal or by operation of law to make contracts with third persons on behalf of the principal
Person or firm who employs an agent; person who, with respect to a surety, is primarily liable to the third person or creditor; property held in trust.
Contractor who undertakes to perform a specified task according to the terms of a contract but over whom the other contracting party has no control except as provided for by the contract
Agent authorized by the principal to transact all affairs in connection with a particular type of business or trade or to transact all business at a certain place
Agent authorized by the principal to do all acts that can lawfully be delegated to a representative
Interest in the authority
Form of agency in which an agent has been given or paid for the right to exercise authority
Interest in the subject matter
Form of agency in which an agent is given an interest in the property with which that agent is dealing
Authority of an agent that is reasonably necessary to execute express authority
Authority of an agent to do any act that, according to the custom of the community, usually accompanies the transaction for which the agent is authorized to act
Principal whose identity is made known by the agent as well as the fact that the agent is acting on the principal's behalf
Principal on whose behalf an agent acts without disclosing to the third person the fact of agency or the identity of the principal
Doctrine that the principal or employer is vicariously liable for the unauthorized torts committed by an agent or employee while acting within the scope of the agency or the course of the employment, respectively.