If I recently signed a 1-party/1-way confidentiality agreement but did not receive a signed copy can such an agreement be deemed illegal or invalid?

Asked on September 24, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, California


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

No, not receiving a signed copy has *no* effect whatsoever on the enforceability of the contract, and not receiving a signed copy does not make the agreement void or unenforceable. If the other party tries to enforce the agreement against you, they will have to produce a copy then, so you will at that point have the opportunity to see an executed (signed) copy.

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