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Does intoxication result in a voidable contract?

Yes! If either party is intoxicated and enters into an agreement, that agreement is voidable by the party that was intoxicated. Intoxication is considered a defense if it prevents the person promising from knowing the nature and significant of his or her promise and only if the agreeing party also knew of the intoxication.

Below is an example where one party was intoxicated, and since the other party knew it, the contract is voidable:


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