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Can a signed property settlement agreement be appealed

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Hello, can a signed property settlement agreement be appealed before it goes before a judge?

Lawyer's Assistant: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.

Nj

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have been taken so far?

The property settlement agreement was signed by both parties and is set to go before a judge

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No I don't think so

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Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 4 months ago
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Since it has not yet been "Ordered" by a judge, you would want to tell your attorney that you no longer agree to the terms of the settlement - before the judge signs it and it becomes an actually binding order.

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