Resolutory Condition Law and Legal Definition

Resolutory condition refers to a condition whereby, upon fulfillment terminates an already enforceable obligation. It also entitles the parties to be resorted to their original positions. A resolutory condition is also implied in all commutative contracts. It takes effect in case either of the parties does not comply with his/her engagements, in which event the party complaining of the breach may sue for dissolution of the contract with damages. Resolutory condition is also known as resolutive condition, or dissolving condition.[Zemurray v. Boe, 235 La. 623 (La. 1958)].