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Luke Duncan August 1st, 2004 07:44 PM

wedding videography contract samples
 
My wife and I are about to open the doors on our small wedding videography business, and we need to have a working contract finished in the next 20 days. I'm somewhat conversant (albiet in an amateurish way) with contract law and what it takes for a contract to be legally binding, but I'm not sure exactly what to include in a (specifically) wedding videography contract. What precautions should we take in writing this thing? I've downloaded several contracts from different videography companies across the web, but only one that I found would hold up in court (and then only flimsily). They're just too thin and wimpy to protect anyone. I don't want to scare brides away with a 10-page document, but I do want to be covered legally.

Perhaps some of you who've been doing this for awhile could post a link to contracts you've used?

Dunno if anyone would be willing to do so, but it would be most heartily appreciated.

Thanks,
Luke D

PS---I will of course be checking with an attorney before publishing the final contract, but any advice/samples you could provide would still be invaluable.

John DeLuca August 8th, 2004 11:55 AM

contract
 
*****I'm somewhat conversant (albiet in an amateurish way) with contract law and what it takes for a contract to be legally binding, but I'm not sure exactly what to include in a (specifically) wedding videography contract.******



Luke, just having them sign and date it is enough to leagally bind them in court to your contract, even if it is poorly writen. However, having an attorney double check it is a good idea.

BTW- I make all my clients pay at the day of the wedding in full or I dont tape(in my contract). Good luck.


John

Peter Jefferson August 9th, 2004 09:31 AM

check/search the business thread mate, ive throw up some some indepth samples :)

Kathy Kegley-Moore August 16th, 2004 07:54 PM

I will help you...
 
Luke,

Send me an email if you want, and I will share one of mine.
After all, some one helped me out about 5 years ago and I like to return favors to newcomers on the market.


Kathy

kathy@katchvideo.com

Greg Boston August 23rd, 2004 06:12 PM

Kathy,

Couldn't help but comment on your offer. You exemplify the spirit of helping that this forum is noted for. Thanks for being a member!

regards,

Greg B.


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