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Question: Jena, who had been declared mentally incompetent


Jena, who had been declared mentally incompetent by the courts, purchased a high-powered sports car for $46,000. Because he made the purchase during a lucid interval, his condition was not evident to the seller. Jena drove the car for several months; subsequently, he returned it to the seller and claimed that his mental condition permitted him to avoid the contract.
a. Was Jena’s contract valid at the time of purchase?
b. Did Jena’s continued use of the car constitute ratification?
c. Can the seller claim that the contract was valid because the car was a necessary?
d. Will Jena be successful in avoiding the contract?

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