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I'm sorry to hear about your situation. There's no "legal standard" to sign under duress. That is, there's no magic language that will make it though you were signing under duress. Rather, under duress is a "question of fact" for the court to determine in light of the facts. Now you can certainly write out "under duress" (I would make it as clear as possible so that you could show it to the jury and not have to explain what "U.D." or "V.C." means). But even putting it as clear as "under duress" doesn't mean that the court has to determine that it really was under duress. It just means at the time that you signed it you wanted to express what you felt.
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