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If I signed a contract with only my initials is it legally

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If I signed a contract with only my initials is it legally binding? I live in tx. Thanks.

Chris T., JD :

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Chris T., JD :

There is no legal requirement that a contract be signed with your entire name, so long as you intended to be your "mark."

Chris T., JD :

In other words, if you intended what you wrote to represent your agreement to the contract at the time you wrote it, then it is legally sufficient.

Customer: Ok. They only asked for my initials not my signiture
Customer: sry hit enter too early
Customer: they asked for my initials but your saying that it still doesn't matter... It still is legally sufficient?
Chris T., JD :

Yes, if you intended your mark - be it a full signature or just initials - to signify your agreement to the contract, it is legally sufficient.

Customer: Ok that answers my question. One more if after I rate this conversation will I be charged a monthly fee or a one time fee because I didn't choose the monthly subscription option.
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If you didn't sign up for a subscription, you will only be charged once.

Customer: Ok thank you very much!
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Customer: Ok will do.
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