Is a lease legal if the management does not sign their full name? 4 Answers as of June 28, 2011

If in our apartment lease on the contract the lady in the office only signed her first name and the first letter of last name is this a legal signing of the lease?

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Law Office of Jared Altman
Law Office of Jared Altman | Jared Altman
Yes. That's legal.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 6/22/2011
Law Offices of Steven A. Fink
Law Offices of Steven A. Fink | Steven Alan Fink
Any form of signature indicating intent to be bound by agreement is sufficient. People can just initial agreement, they can make an x, just sign last name, etc. Lease is valid and enforceable.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 6/21/2011
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