“But it seems pretty easy to design a settlement agreement that explicitly makes the parties` lawyers (if only for confidentiality) and expressly requires them to sign as such.” Almost all the lawyers saw if they had not signed an agreement containing, at the end of the document, the words “approved in form and content”, which are usually found in a settlement agreement. “Only authorized to form” simply means that the written judgment is late with the oral delivery of the Tribunal and does not affect a party`s right to request a new procedure. This award “does not indicate a judgment of consent [or] a voluntary waiver of the right of appeal.” [In re Marriage of Jordan, 264 S.W.3d 850, 853 (Tex. App. 2008) Lawyers often sign settlement agreements under the terms “formally approved” or “approved in form and content”. .