South Jordan, UT asked in Consumer Law for Utah

Q: how do I prove that someone added wording to a contract after I signed?

I recently signed a contract for a gym. But after being emailed the copy I noticed that he had written stuff that was not previously in the contract including date I would be billed. I was told I had 30 days no payment no cancellation fee. Then if after 30 days I wanted to continue I would be charged. However I was charged the very next day and when I looked at my emailed copy I noticed that above my card info he had put in that very next day as billing date and also added that if I didn't attend at least 12 times I would also get $100 fee. This was all hand written but what I had signed was in regards to the typed part of the contract. What can I do? Do I have any legal standing?

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Brian K Jackson
Brian K Jackson
  • Bountiful, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: Do you have the original contract or the one they just e-mailed you? If you don't have an original, you could probably still prove that he added an amendment with your authorization if you didn't initial the amended portion.

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