Q: My boyfriend was signed to a major recording label as a minor , to get his record deal money his parents had to sign off
On the contract because he was underaged. Now my boyfriend is 20 and would like the remainder of his money. His parents are moving his money from out his account so he can’t use it unless they give him permission. Is there any way for him to receive what he earned?
A: Great question. Since he was a minor at the time, his parents would have had to give their permission for him to be legally bound by the agreement. Additionally, they would most likely be the ones receiving any money from the agreement, with the understanding that once he becomes 18, that everything would revert to him.
A provision like this should be in the agreement, but if not, then he has the option of filing an injunction with court. An injunction is a court order directing a party to do or not do something. In this case, the order would direct the parents to immediately stop taking money from his account and to return any money that has already been removed. My law firm handles cases like this so feel free to give me call.
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