On Jessica’s 21st birthday, her parents planned a large party for her. As part of the festivities, they hired a band, ordered $600 worth of vases for decorations, hired a company to set up tables and chairs, ordered $400 worth of balloons, and as a present to their daughter, gave her a small house to live in.
For each of the contracts listed below, identify whether or not the contract needs to be in writing under the Statute of Frauds. Provide detailed rationale for your decision.
Contract for the band
Contract for the vases
Contract to set up the tables and chairs
Contract for the balloons
Contract to transfer the house