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Is there a certain time frame before an order is filed that I can retrsct what i signed?

1 Answers. Asked on Dec 06th, 2016 on Family Law - Iowa
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My daughters father had his lawyer draw up a custody order and I did sign it, but im regretting my decision and it hasnt been filed with the courts yet. Is there a way I can stop it from proceeding and if so, how? Also do these documents need to be notarized in the presence of a notary? When i was told to sign it was at my daughters fathers house with no third party present and no notary. Where do I start?
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Answered on Dec 19th, 2016 at 6:32 AM

Write to the attorney immediately and tell him you do not agree to the terms.  You should check with an attorney as soon as possible.  Most offer no/low cost consultation to start.  

 

DONNA R. MILLER

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