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Category Archives: Breach of Contract

How should I calculate my non-refundable deposit?

So let’s talk about a common wedding industry pitfall: Not gettin’ that paper upfront. The legal term for taking a payment that is non-refundable in the event of a cancellation is called a Liquidated Damages Clause, or LDC for short. So, with an LDC, you and the client are agreeing up front that, if the event […]

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What happens if the principal photographer has exclusive rights to shoot the wedding?

Often, the principal photographer bargains with the client for the exclusive right to photograph the wedding. There are lots of reasons for this. Exclusivity decreases competition, increases product value, and it certainly makes for a smoother work environment. So what happens if you get permission to photograph the wedding, but the principal photographer comes up and says […]

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