Settlement Agreement Enforced against Pro Se Litigant

A settlement agreement disposing of all objections to an account of the executors, negotiated during a settlement conference conducted by a master appointed by the Orphans’ Court, will be enforced against a well -educated and intelligent pro se litigant who was an active and cooperative participant in the settlement conference despite her later claims that she did not understand the binding nature of the agreement she signed. Szafara Estate, 10 Fid.Rep.3d 200 (Bucks O.C. 2020), aff’d 1256 EDA 2020 (Pa. Super. 9/8/2021) (non-precedential), petition for allowance of appeal, 552 MAL 2021.

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