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The laws on what constitutes a valid signature vary in different jurisdictions. But in many any sign intended to represent the signer's assent, and generally recognized as having such a meaning, is a legally valid signature. A typed name or initials at the end of an email is now a legal signature in many jurisdictions for many purposes. But if the mark is ...


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Legally, yes. A legally binding signature doesn't have to be written in cursive, or in English, or even be your name, or any text at all for that matter. The purpose of a signature is to identify the person who is signing the document, and to indicate that they have understood and approved the document. So long as you have a reasonably unique and ...


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Under the condition that a rental contract is unrestricted in time, it can be done orally. The conditions set out in the BGB (civil code) are then binding. Otherwise it must be in writing, unless both parties agree to an eMail form and the contract does not state explicitly that it must be in writing. Once signed (for eMail: after it has been sent and ...


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