Restatement § 201

Restatement (Second) of Contracts § 201 is one of the main Restatement sections concerning interpretation. This tutorial examines § 201 and explains how it relates to the objective intent test.

§ 201 has three subsections. We begin with §201(1).

Under §201(1), if the parties both attach the same meaning to a term in a contract, the court interprets the contract in accord with that meaning.