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Judicial Approval of Contracts With Minors

, New York Law Journal


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.

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Originally appeared in print as Judicial Approval of Contracts With Teenage Technology Innovators

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