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@Jacob B. posted:

Just one more question, if you don't mind.  Regarding example (A) above, If I wanted to add "concerning the subject child" to the original noun phrase, would I need to add "that was" before the word "signed"?

Example (A1): The current order states that the parties must follow the agreement concerning the child that was signed on 3/24/21, which states that the parties shall share custody.

No, "that was" is not necessary before "signed," though it is perfectly fine to use it. "Concerning the child" and "signed on 3/24/21" can modify "agreement" in sequence. The reader will know that you do not mean for "signed" or "that was signed" to modify "child," even though that reading is possible.

Last edited by David, Moderator
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