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Fred meets Bill at the mall on Tuesday and says: "I want my lawn cut. I am paying $20.00." Bill replies: "I will have it cut by Saturday afternoon." Bill shows up at 1:00 pm and demands he be paid before he cuts the grass. Fred refuses and tells Bill to cut it first. Bill refuses and leaves saying I will see you in court.

Discuss the rights of Fred and Bill against each other. Who will prevail in court and why.

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This would probably be considered a unilateral contract. It is only a contract upon performance. Thus, once the lawn is cut, the other party owes the ...