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Settlement Agreement

Court grants request to enforce settlement agreement in Hunt v. Schauerhamer, et al.

In a recent posting, Christensen & Jensen (“C&J”) wrote about a Utah District Court decision that recognized an attorney’s authority to enforce a finalized, yet unsigned, settlement agreement.  In another recent case regarding an accepted settlement agreement, a Utah District Court was saddled with determining whether to grant or deny Defendants’ request to enforce a settlement agreement and Defendants’ request for attorney’s fees. In Hunt v. Schauerhamer, the district court granted Defendants’ motion to enforce the settlement agreement, holding that […]

Unsigned Settlement Agreement Lawyer

Can you enforce a settlement agreement even if it is unsigned?

An attorney’s right to enforce an unsigned settlement agreement recently came before a Utah District Court.  According to the court’s opinion, the plaintiff and the remaining defendant, through their respective counsel, engaged in settlement negotiations.