If one side fails to stick to their particular part of the bargain, there is what is called a breach. Some common reasons a breach can occur are as follows:
- One party to a contract makes it impossible for the other parties to the contract to perform the prescribed tasks.
- A party to the contract does something with ill intent in regard to the contract.
- A party absolutely refuses to perform the requirements set forth in the contract.
Sometimes, such breaches are serious enough that the contract is no longer feasible, but not all breaches cause such a stir that the parties end up in a lawsuit. This depends on who the people involved are and how serious the breach was. If the breach is what is called “immaterial,” the infraction is considered less serious and the situation can be remedied in one or more of the following ways: