Selected Cases by Article & Issues
A contract in writing which contains a clause indicating that the writing completely embodies the terms on which the parties have agreed cannot be contradicted or supplemented by evidence of prior statements or agreements. However, such statements or agreements may be used to interpret the writing.
|Merger clause defined
|Contract terms cannot be contradicted or supplemented by prior statements or agreements
|Prior statements or agreements can only be used as a means of interpreting contract terms
|Effects of merger clause