Every day, thousands of contracts are concluded with a handwritten signature on paper. Nevertheless, it is often unclear exactly what signatures should look like in order to be legally binding. This guide explains how a signature should look like and what are the advantages of using a digital signature instead.
A signature is a handwritten name drawing of a natural person. People use signatures to make a declaration of intent or to confirm something. Particulary, they are used for legal transactions that require written form. The term “signature” derives from Latin language and means “the drawn”.