Q: Is a contract void if there are contract-term pages AFTER the signature page?
I signed a contract with a contractor to do clean-up work in my apartment. The contract was not on paper. Instead it was displayed on his small electronic tablet. I signed on the electronic tablet signature page. Later, I found out there was a second page of contract terms that came AFTER the signature page that I did not read and would never have signed the contract if I read those terms. Looking for Pennsylvania law and case citations to prove the contract was a fraud because the signature page came BEFORE the second page of the contract, which I didn't see or read.
A: It is unlikely you will find any such law. There is no requirement that the signature page be last. In many common contracts, the signature block is on the front and the terms & conditions are on the back.
Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer
A: A Pennsylvania attorney could advise best according to state-specific laws. But until you're able to consult with a local attorney, there is generally no requirement that signature pages be the last page in a contract as a nationwide contract law protocol. In fact, some contracts contain sections called riders, with additional provisions and information. Good luck
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