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Is it possible to change my mind after I've already signed

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Is it possible to change my mind after I've already signed an agreement?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Expert:  CalAttorney2 replied 7 months ago.
Not in general.The vast majority of contracts are binding as of the time that the parties enter into them.There are 2 types of exceptions:1) when the contract specifically provides for a period of reconsideration (this is going to be specifically stated in the contract);and2) when the contract falls within the 3 day cooling off period provided by Federal Law (there are not many contracts that do, but you can find a list here: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0176-buyers-remorse-when-ftcs-cooling-rule-may-help)Outside of these exceptions, you can try to negotiate a cancellation agreement with the other party. Make sure to get any such cancellation (also called a "rescision") in writing.

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