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The DC Code: § 16-2101 Definition of joint and several contracts.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

For the purposes of action thereon, a contract or obligation entered into by two or more persons, whether:

is deemed to be joint and several.

the persons are partners or joint contractors;
the contract is under seal or not;
it is written or verbal; or
it is expressed to be joint and several or not --

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-2101. 1973 Ed., § 16-2101. DC CODE § 16-2101 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 585, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1.)