Do I Need An Original Signature To Have An Enforceable Contract

Do I need to be in possession of an original signature on my contract, change order or release in order to have a valid and binding agreement? The short answer is, no you don’t.

Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law firm in Miami. He can be reached at 305-347-5295 or