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What is an implied-in-fact contract?

Implied-in-fact contracts rely on the actions of an individual to form a contract. Implied-in-fact contracts rely on the behaviors, actions, and apparent intentions of the parties.

Implied-in-fact contracts will likely not have a written or oral agreement. Oral or written agreements would be a characteristic of an express contract.

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