Q: can i be held accountable for a contract i did not sign? i am one half of an estate and other half signed
family member passed and house was lost 8 years later. i did not live in the house and was told on many occasions by person living in the home that the house was a loss but it took 8 years until member left house. now i get notice that there was money left in the estate. member "signed" a contract to find money left. i was not told of any of this and was not even aware of money left from sale of home until i received things to sign earlier this year. i petitioned the court and was made co executor to the estate. is this contract still binding? and if so should it not come out of other members half since i was not aware nor did i sign anything?
A: More details are required, including the actual contract. But it sounds like it is not binding.
Jonathan David Warner agrees with this answer
A: If you signed a contract, you are liable for the terms contained within the four corners of each page. If you did not, then you are not liable.
You may want to discuss this matter with an attorney, as it sounds like there may be more information needed to answer your inquiry.
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