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Was a Contract Formed?

Marc in tights?
Marc in tights?
Jennifer suggests a cute idea for Halloween. Natalia will go as Tinkerbell. Jennifer will be Wendy. I should be Peter Pan. This is appropriate for many reasons.

I laugh and say “yes, that sounds adorable.”

Then, I see Jennifer with a grin that seems just a tad over-sized.

God damn it! You are gonna make me wear green tights, aren’t you? No deal,” I said.

Two lawyers in the car say “nope, you made a contract. We are witnesses to it. You can’t back out.”

I’m not seeing how there could have been detrimental reliance on my gratuitous promise to perform — especially since the span between the acceptance and the repudiation was only about 30 seconds.

I need a good lawyer.

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