Thank you for your response.
First, if you signed this agreement you are bound to the agreement, just like the other party is bound to it. Thus, you have to pay them, but they too have breached the confidentiality agreement
and you can file for breach of contract
against them. What you need to do is get a notarized affidavit from your father and you need to send a letter to the attorney informing them that their client is in breach of the agreement and then inform them that you are willing to negotiate to avoid going to court, as your payment is not due yet you are not yet in breach so you can negotiate with them for a lesser amount based on their client's breach or negotiate to get more time to pay or a payment plan to pay the money you cannot pay towards the full amount.
This needs to be your next step, since you have until May 17 to make the payment and they do not really know you are going to be late yet, so negotiation is the best thing for you to do at this point.
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