History of the Connecticut Judicial Seal Home Home BannerBanner


 

 

 

 

 

   

4.2-7  Conflicting Provisions - Specific Terms Govern over General Terms

Revised to January 1, 2008

If you find that specific terms and general terms both apply to the same subject in the contract, you should favor the specific terms over the general terms.  <Describe the specific and general terms at issue if necessary.>

Authority

Wesley v. Schaller Subaru, Inc., 277 Conn. 526, 545 (2006); Miller Bros. Construction Co. v. Maryland Casualty Co., 113 Conn. 504, 514 (1931); 2 Williston, Contracts § 619.
 


 

Attorneys | Case Look-up | Courts | Directories | Educational Resources | E-Services | Español | FAQ's | Juror Information | Media | Opinions | Opportunities | Self-Help | Home

Common Legal Words | Contact Us | Site Map | Website Policies and Disclaimers

Copyright © 2011, State of Connecticut Judicial Branch