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QLD Daughter is a Minor - Can I End Contract?

Discussion in 'Commercial Law Forum' started by enid, 24 July 2015.

  1. enid

    enid New Member

    21 July 2015
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    Hi there, just wondering if someone can assist me.

    My 16-year-old daughter had photos taken and signed a contract agreeing to pay these off. She is a minor and, under commercial law, can I legally request the contract to end for this reason?
  2. Rod

    Rod Well-Known Member

    27 May 2014
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    Possibly, however the other party may then have an action against you as her legal guardian. You are legally responsible for some of your daughter's actions while she is a minor.

    There may be other outs for you such as unconscionable conduct etc but a lawyer will need the specifics of the circumstances. This is a complex area of law and may not be worth the legal expense finding out.
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