If somebody signed a handwritten paper saying that they agree to a settlement, can they change they’re mind?

Asked on November 13, 2012 under Estate Planning, North Carolina


Catherine Blackburn / Blackburn Law Firm

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

A settlement is a contract.  It is valid if the elements of a contract are met, and handwritten contracts are valid.  If you want to change your mind on a settlement, then you need to consult a lawyer immediately.  There may be a valid reason to avoid the settlement, but time will only make this more difficult.

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