Goodyear, AZ asked in Real Estate Law for Arizona

Q: I signed legal documents to close on a home while in the hospital on a morphine drip, is this legal?

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Stephen J Gonzalez
Stephen J Gonzalez
  • Tucson, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: It sounds unwise that you were given a contract to sign, in the hospital while on a narcotic. If the morphine affected your capacity to contract, it may be a way out of the contract. It depends upon whether a doctor will testify to that. There may also be other ways out of the purchase contract, depending on the language. Unfulfilled conditions and objections to conditions, for example. You need to see a real estate lawyer.

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