The Roommate Agreement

Good news for Leonard. Courts tend to annul contracts so unilaterally. In legal language, we say that the content of the treaty is unscrupulous. In other words, the terms of the agreement are so unfair that they offend conscience. Beyond unfair terms, a contract is unscrupulous, if: But maybe those terms are insignificant and have no influence on the agreement as a whole, or maybe the rest of the contract is there because Sheldon had the foresight to include a salvatorial clause. There are still ways to derail the treaty. The Big Bang theory receives a lot of hatred and I must confess that I don`t really understand why. Sure, he`s not a Mad Men (what is it?), and he too often relies on stupid blonde and fat jokes, but I can`t imagine I`d feel strong one way or another. My wife and I were looking before, but I couldn`t get enough foot to stick to it. However, despite my ambivalence, a * has been eating away at me for a few years, so in honor of TBBT`s return tonight for the ninth season, I`d like to discuss the legal validity of Sheldon and Leonard`s roommate contract.** A lease is a legally binding contract between the tenants of a rental unit and the landlord. By signing this contract, the tenants have undertaken to pay the rent and to respect all the conditions of the rental agreement. If a roommate moves, the other tenants remain legally bound by the rental agreement and must nevertheless pay the full rent due. That`s how it goes on.

Listen, I give them this: the roommate deal is fun and was a reliable source of comedy, but is it legally valid? The issue was indeed raised in the show; In season 4, Leonard was with Priya Koothrapali, a lawyer and sister of his friend Raj. When Leonard`s relationship with Priya came into conflict with Sheldon`s claims, Priya argued to Sheldon that the agreement was unenforceable. What for? The roommate agreement was written by Sheldon and signed by Leonard when they first became roommates. These events were shown in a flashback. Sheldon begins to mention paragraphs of a friendship agreement in the episode „The Cooper-Nowitzki Theorem“. Later episodes describe it as a roommate agreement, and Sheldon quotes it throughout the series, usually when one of the clauses is violated. A roommate agreement does not concern the owner. This is a private agreement between the residents of the rental unit. . .

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