ALTERNATIVE OBLIGATION meaning in Law Dictionary

n obligation allowing the obligor to decide on which of a couple of things he'll do, the overall performance of either that would match the instrument. Where in fact the things that form the object of the agreement are divided by a disjunctive, then the obligation is alternative. A promise to produce a particular thing or even to spend a specified sum of money, is an example of this type of responsibility. Civil Code Los Angeles. art. 2000.