Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
In March of 2015, the firm was successful in defending an application filed by a wife seeking to vacate a settlement that was reached in open court. The wife was represented by an attorney at the time of settlement, but claimed she was frightened, shocked and disconnected when settlement was placed on the record. The Court found that the wife failed to show her claimed symptoms reached the level needed to undo the parties’ agreement. At the time of reaching the settlement, the wife was also asked multiple times whether she understood and agreed to the terms of the agreement and as such, the wife’s application to vacate same was denied.
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