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An "electronic signature" is absolutely enforceable in Florida, and does not need to be in the original ink: Florida statutes 668.50(7) LEGAL RECOGNITION OF ELECTRONIC RECORDS, ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES, AND ELECTRONIC CONTRACTS.—
Now it would be best to have an original signature, signed before the excursion, because at that point you could say that the person that signed it really was the person that engaged in the activity, and that the signature is authentic and original. But a faxed / emailed signature is certainly enforceable.
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I do have my contracts signed and witnessed (of course by someone I don't know) as my trips are in the Caribbean and the divers are all over the country. So a faxed or e-maileded contract should suffice?
Yes. The contracts will be based on the law of the state where the activities originate from (that is, if the trips leave from Florida, the contracts will almost certainly be based on Florida law) and so a faxed / emailed signature should suffice.
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