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Im a photographer , I received a deposit for a photo shoot..

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I'm a photographer , I received a deposit for a photo shoot.. I never heard from the client. Over a year later I receive an email for a full refund on the deposit. Do I have to give back the money. We have no contract. Is their a standard expiration date for deposits on services?
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If you were a dry cleaner, and a person left clothes, after one year you could dispose of them. But , without a written contract, the laws of bailment do not apply in this case. Accordingly, you must return the deposit. Sorry. Thanks for understanding. Please be so kind as to rate my answer ok or better so that I am paid for helping you. I wish you well.
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