In the case of parents who have Joint Legal Custody of their child, if one parent enters the minor child drawing and wins a free photo session then will not sign the model release thus preventing the photographer from allowing the other parent to view/purchase the photos; can the other parent sign the model release form?
State/Country relating to question: California
emailing the photographer and asking the other parent to allow me to view and purchase the photos. Photographer has been instructed by ex not to let me see photos as model release was not signed.
HiUnfortunately, if there is joing LEGAL custody, then both parents must agree and consent to such things. Please note that if you need more information, you can use the Reply to Expert to Continue the Conversation. Otherwise, I would appreciate positive ratings so that I get credit for my time and information. This will NOT close your question. It will remain active for future follow ups.If you cannot see where to Rate me, please let me know so I can report it to the administrators of the site.Thank you.
So if one parent will sign the release and the other won't - what happens? The photographer has images of the child on her website and said she received a verbal ok from my ex to do so. I just want to see the photos and get prints but don't want to "beat up" the photographer over it, not her fault.
HiI wish I could give you a suggestion, but other than getting the other parent to agree, there is not much that can be done, unless you want to go to Court and request a Modification - or if the child can plead with the non conforming parent.Now, if the photographer will accept one signature, then the signing parent can risk the other parent filing a Contempt of CourtPlease note that if you need more information, you can use the Reply to Expert to Continue the Conversation. Otherwise, I would appreciate positive ratings so that I get credit for my time and information. This will NOT close your question. It will remain active for future follow ups.If you cannot see where to Rate me, please let me know so I can report it to the administrators of the site.Thank you.
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