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When a statute protects a certain class of people, a member of that class cannot enforce an otherwise illegal contract.
Dante enters into a contract with Rosalinda, who does not have contractual capacity. Dante can enforce the contract if Rosalinda
does not choose to avoid the contract.
Chris, a minor, signs a contract to buy alcoholic beverages for Dine & Drink, his parents' restaurant. The contract is
void as a matter of law.
Olga, a minor, signs a contract to buy a computer from Phil, the owner of Quality Computer Store. Olga's right to disaffirm the contract
does not change the fact that Phil is bound by the contract
Fay is mentally incompetent but has not been so adjudged by a court. Any contract Fay enters into is
voidable if Fay lacks the capacity to comprehend the consequences.
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