What information is available on contracts in the public access law libraries?


New York Laws on Contracts

General Obligations Law, Art 5 Creation, Definition and Enforcement of Contractual Obligations

General Obligations Law, Art 5, Title 7 Requirements of Writing, Execution or Acknowledgment for Effectiveness or Enforceability (Statute of Frauds)

Uniform Commercial Code

Lemon Laws (see FAQ What are Lemon Laws?)


Corbin on Contracts


Corbin on Contracts

Encycl of NY Causes of Action 5-A Contract or Quasi-Contract Causes of Action;

New York Commercial Litigation Guide, Ch 7 Litigating Fraud and Contract Claims; Ch 8 Interpreting and Construing Contracts, Ch 9, Litigating Breaches of Contract, Ch 10, Seeking Contract Remedies, Ch 11 Asserting Defenses in Contract Actions

New York Jurisprudence:  Contracts; Fraud and Deceit; Frauds, Statute of; Specific Performance

Warren’s Negligence in the New York courts. Look for specific topics under the index entry Contracts;

Practical Law (Westlaw)

Practical Law “Contract Basics for Litigators: New York”

Practical Law "Commercial Transactions: General Contract & Boilerplate"


Causes of Actions: Look under Index entry Contracts and Agreements 

New York Contract Law – New York Practice Series

New York Jurisprudence:  Contracts; Fraud and Deceit; Frauds, Statute of; Specific Performance

New York Pattern Jury Instructions, Div 4 Contracts

White & Summers' Uniform Commercial Code

Williston on Contracts

Breach of Contract

Practical Law see Topic Breach of Contract Asserting Breach of Contract Claims Practice Notes and Checklists

Westlaw New York Contract Law – New York Practice Series, part VI Performance and Breach

Westlaw and Lexis New York Jurisprudence, Pt VIII Performance or Breach

Consumer Contracts

Lemon Laws

New York State Attorney General Bureau of Consumer Frauds & Protection Resource Center

New York City Consumer Dept of Consumer Affairs

New York Jurisprudence Consumer and Borrower Protection. See part X “Miscellaneous Types of Consumer Transactions and Contracts”

Drafting Contracts

Subject specialty treatises frequently contain sample forms: attorney-client, commercial transactions,  computer, entertainment, retainer agreements, non-compete agreements, separation agreements and antenuptial contracts, postnuptial contracts. 


Am Jur Legal Forms

New York Forms Legal and Business

West’s Legal Forms


Murray on Contracts

Rabkin & Johnson Current Legal Forms with Tax Analysis

Warren’s Forms of Agreements


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