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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Florida on
Q: How do i write a option warning letter?

I’m in a talent management contract that was supposed to be for 13 months in exchange for 1 album, i gave them the album and it’s been 2 years with no work done. In the contract it says they have the option to ask me for 5 for albums after i give them the 1st one but they have to inform me... View More

Timothy Lawrence DeGeorge
Timothy Lawrence DeGeorge
answered on Jun 16, 2022

It depends on the specific language of the contract. There also may be other ways of terminating this contract if that is what you want to do, but again, it depends on the provisions found in the contract. It would be helpful to have an attorney review the contract to understand all your options... View More

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Q: Hi in Florida, friend and I wrote a series of books I’m about to publish and podcast my friend died can I be sued

I’m wondering if her husband has any legal rights in the state of Florida there is no contract all the books are on my computer but he did create the artwork that I will not use.

Timothy Lawrence DeGeorge
Timothy Lawrence DeGeorge
answered on Jun 16, 2022

If you co-authored the books, then you could be a joint author and copyright owner with the deceased writer. Giving your co-author their attribution would be appropriate and giving their estate their portion of any proceeds due to the sale of the books is also appropriate. More facts may be... View More

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