If I traded a swing set for an air conditioner and now have the A/C but the guy won’t come get the swing set, how long do I have to store the set for him?

It has been more than 2 years. Can I give it to someone else?

Asked on July 25, 2015 under Business Law, Arizona

Answers:

Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

I am assuming this was a verbal agreement to make the trade.  Verbal contracts are enforceable for up to three years in Arizona.  Therefore, if you give the swing set away less than three years after agreeing to the trade, he could sue you for breach of contract.  Unless you want to deliver it to him, it would be wise to at least hold on to it until the three years is up.


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