Is it legal to alter a document after it hashave already signed it?

My employer changed a document that I signed after I had already signed it, without my knowledge or consent. When I asked for a copy of the document they handed me a copy of the edited document with my signature on it. Do they have the right to do this? Do I have the right to obtain a copy of the original signed document before they made changes? What if they deny that the original ever existed? I don’t have a copy to prove it even existed. Do I have the right to see the original signed copy that was signed in ink not photocopied?

Asked on October 25, 2011 under Employment Labor Law, Michigan


L.P., Member, Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

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