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Court Of Chancery Explains Right To Reformation

ASB Allegiance Real Estate Fund v. Scion Breckenridge Managing Member LLC, C.A. No. 5843-VCL  (May 16, 2012)

This is an excellent review of when a contract may be reformed by a court to correct a drafting mistake known by just 1 of the parties who remains silent in the face of the other party's obvious mistake about what the contract says.  Reformation is particularly appropriate when there is strong evidence from past dealings over what the parties intended to be in the contract and when the error makes no economic sense.