I need to be released from a contract that I made a mistake signing- not a paper copy but an iPad copy. Any advice?

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It's a year contract at 120. I don't know who to turn to for legal help. I never saw the paper copy of contract and when I told the director I wanted time to consult with the family he pressured me to sign it right then and there. I'm wasting my money since my grandson refuses to attend the classes. I explained situation to the director but he said no, he would not release me from the contract. My husband is furious that I didn't consult with him before I signed. That was a big mistake not checking with him first. I need help.

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In most states there is a 3 day period to cancel any sort of contract. Maggie got it right again.
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Paloma, I hope there's no harm done. Just a word of comfort: we've all done things and then afterwards wondered what on earth we can have been thinking! And the silver lining is you've done everyone a service with this reminder never to put our signature to anything we're not 100% about - so thank you.
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MaggieMarshall-your response was perfect. Update is the director talked to me on Thursday urging me to continue the karate classes that my grandson has no passion for. I know I was ignorant to sign a contract on an ipad.but I can only move forward.Director didnt forward a copy to my email and I believe hes scared of something he did that would be considered consumer scam.He failed to mention the 3 days I had for reconsideration. I have truly learned a valuable lesson hopefully not too late.
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Read the fine print. If you cancelled prior to the start of classes, I think you have a right to cancel, but you MUST read the contract.
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Turn to a lawyer for legal help. I'm not it. We DO have one attorney that I know of on board, but I haven't 'seen' her in a while. Maybe there are others.

I'm inferring your "at $120" means $120 per month. So the obligation is $1,400? You'd better be darned sure of THAT. Email the director immediately so you go on record as wanting to cancel the contract AND, more importantly, stating that you did not receive a copy of it, AND that you WANT a copy of your signed contract immediately. I'd send that same email every single day until you receive a copy. You don't even know what you signed...doubtful you read it on the IPad. (I don't have to tell you how foolish THAT is.)

He may NOT have given you a copy because there may be a right of rescission in it as a consumer protection. (Like a 3-day period during which you have the right to cancel.) If it does, by your not getting a copy of the contract, I think there's a good chance it would be unenforceable. But you won't know THAT until you see what you signed.

Now that the horse is out of the barn, we all need to remember that, unless someone puts a gun to your head and says, "Sign here or else," no amount of "pressure" negates the effectiveness of your signature on the bottom line. And when a person FEELS that pressure, it's your signal to walk away.

I'd buy an hour of an attorney's time, probably $250 or so, after I had a copy of the contract to show him. See what he has to say.
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