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A settlement agreement is subject to the ordinary principles of contract law

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Negotiations of an attorney are not binding on the client unless the client has expressly authorized the settlement or the client’s voluntary act has placed the attorney in a situation wherein a person of ordinary prudence would be justified in presuming that the attorney had authority to enter into a settlement, not just negotiations, on behalf of the client

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Settlement of litigation ranks high in the pantheon of public policy

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Courts apply contract principles to ascertain a matrimonial settlement agreement’s meaning

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This State has a strong public policy favoring the enforcement of settlement agreements

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The elements of fraud in the inducement

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While incorporation of a marital settlement agreement into a divorce decree does not render it immutable, nor its terms solely governed by contract law, nevertheless, if found to be fair and just, it is specifically enforceable in equity

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A settlement is not enforceable unless the parties have agreed on all essential terms

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Settlement agreements

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A settlement agreement becomes an enforceable contract when the parties agree upon and manifest their intent to be bound by all of the essential terms of the proposed contract

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