Are there any laws protecting minors from those “free-trial offer” mail order scams?

Asked on August 17, 2012 under General Practice, Washington


Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

There are in the sense that minors generally can not enter into contracts, and therefore contracts entered into by minors are generally voidable.  Lemon laws vary from state-to-state.  If your child signed up for something like this, I would contact the company and explain that it was a child.  They should be willing to let you out of it.

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