Asked in Contracts for Texas

Q: Is a photo of a contract valid if you do not have the original document?

I just made a deal with an editorial to give them the copyright of an illustration, they sent me a form, I printed it and signed it, then I sent them a photo, now I regretted it, because there are ambiguities in the document that don't convince me, my question is the photo I sent to them is valid, because they don't have the original document signed or scanned just a photo of the phone.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar

A: A Texas attorney could advise best as to state-specific aspects of contract law, but your question remains open for two weeks. In such settings in general, it could depend on who wants to enforce the contract and who wants to get out of it. As a general matter, copies of contracts have been used to demonstrate the existence of an agreement between parties. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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