DAILY LAW TIPS by Onyekachi Umah,Esq. (Tip 79)

A Promise to Marry is an agreement. It is a legally binding contract among parties. It may be written, oral or even inferred from conducts of parties. Where any party breaches a promise to marry, such party can be sued for damages. Damages for loss of other suitors, money spent on love, wasted years, psychological and emotional trauma, etc.

See, Martins v. Adenugba(1946) 18 NLR 63.


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