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my daughter, who is 16, is transferring copyright for a piece

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my daughter, who is 16, is transferring copyright for a piece of her art. Would she be able to sign a transfer agreement or is she underage?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 3 years ago.
Alex Watts : Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
Alex Watts : In short no.
Alex Watts : She is unable to make decisions such as this herself.
Alex Watts : In short this is a contract and being under 18 contracts are not Legally binding.
Alex Watts : So she unable to transfer copyright
Alex Watts : I am sorry if this is not the answer you want and certainly not the one I want to give you but I have a duty to be honest
Alex Watts : Can I clairfy anything for you about this today please?
Customer:

Many thanks Alex. Could I co-sign for her? As her legal guardian?

Alex Watts : You could as long as you are acting in her best interest.
Alex Watts : does that help?
Customer:

Yes that is very helpful. Many thanks

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