Outside CounselWallace E.J. Collins III, New York Law Journal
Judicial Approval of Contracts With Minors
Wallace E.J. Collins III writes: Technology start-ups and other computer software companies often employ teenage whiz kids to write code or create new apps, but a minor's ability to disaffirm a contract at any time during minority or upon reaching majority may seriously jeopardize the employer's financial investment, and the "work for hire" doctrine is an uncertain path.