Oral Contracts in the Entertainment Industry

Many people are under the mistaken impression that oral contracts are not binding. Hollywood would come to a standstill if that were the case, since it takes attorneys weeks, if not months, to negotiate the language eventually committed to a written contract. People have been led to believe that oral contracts do not exist because such contracts are difficult to prove, and, at best, are legally binding only upon certain circumstances. This article attempts to educate the reader as to when an oral contract is effective…

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