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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.

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

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