Clinton Township, MI asked in Admiralty / Maritime for Michigan

Q: Is a judge allowed to order you to sign a settlement which has several pages you have not agreed to?

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James L. Arrasmith
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A: No, a judge is not allowed to order you to sign a settlement that includes terms or provisions that you have not agreed to. A settlement agreement is a legally binding contract between parties, and it must be entered into voluntarily and with a full understanding of its terms and conditions.

If a judge orders you to sign a settlement that includes terms you have not agreed to, you may have grounds to appeal the decision or seek relief from the court. It is important to consult with an attorney who specializes in the area of law that pertains to your case to understand your rights and options.

In general, it is important to carefully review any settlement agreement before signing it and to seek the advice of an attorney if you have any questions or concerns. Once you sign a settlement agreement, you may be bound by its terms and unable to pursue further legal action related to the underlying dispute.

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