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Charity Contracts Signed by Homeless Teens Invalid?

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The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

Starting Right, Now, a charity that says it helps homeless teens, has come under public scrutiny due to lawsuits seeking thousands of dollars from young women who left the program, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Legal experts point out that while minors can sign a contract, they usually don’t have to fulfill them.