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'''Civil Code Sections 1812.50 - 1812.69'''<br>
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'''Civil Code Sections 1812.50 - 1812.69'''
  
  
<p>An owner of a dance studio must maintain a surety bond equal to a 25 percent of the dance studio's gross income from the studio business in California during the studio's last fiscal year; such bond must be for at least $25,000. [CC § 1812.64]</p><br>
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An owner of a dance studio must maintain a surety bond equal to a 25 percent of the dance studio's gross income from the studio business in California during the studio's last fiscal year; such bond must be for at least $25,000. [CC § 1812.64]
  
<p>In addition, the owner is required to have a city or county business license.</p><br>
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In addition, the owner is required to have a city or county business license.
http://leginfo.legistlature.ca.gov/<br>
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http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/
  
  
<p>The following statutory provisions govern the sale of dance lessons. The contractual requirements for these service contracts, as well as remedies for violation, are similar.</p><br>
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The following statutory provisions govern the sale of dance lessons. The contractual requirements for these service contracts, as well as remedies for violation, are similar.
  
*Written contract required. [CC § 1812.52]<br>
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*Written contract required. [CC § 1812.52]  
  
*Buyer must be given a copy of the contract at the time buyer signs it. [CC § 1812.52]<br>
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*Buyer must be given a copy of the contract at the time buyer signs it. [CC § 1812.52]  
  
*Buyers have a right to cancel anytime provided the buyer gives notice and a refund is given to the student based on a pro rata basis. [CC § 1812.54(b)]<br>
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*Buyers have a right to cancel anytime provided the buyer gives notice and a refund is given to the student based on a pro rata basis. [CC § 1812.54(b)]
  
*Any contract for services which does not comply with the statutory requirements is void and unenforceable as contrary to public policy. [CC § 1812.59]<br>
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*Any contract for services which does not comply with the statutory requirements is void and unenforceable as contrary to public policy. [CC § 1812.59]
  
*Waiver of statutory provisions void. [CC § 1812.61]<br>
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*Waiver of statutory provisions void. [CC § 1812.61]
  
*Contract must include clause for cancellation and refund upon buyer's death or disability. [CC § 1812.57]<br>
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*Contract must include clause for cancellation and refund upon buyer's death or disability. [CC § 1812.57]
  
*Contract cannot require payments or financing by the buyer over a period in excess of one year nor can a contract term be measured by life of buyer. No lifetime contracts. Contract services may extend over a period not exceeding 7 years from date contract entered into. [CC § 1812.53]<br>
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*Contract cannot require payments or financing by the buyer over a period in excess of one year nor can a contract term be measured by life of buyer. No lifetime contracts. Contract services may extend over a period not exceeding 7 years from date contract entered into. [CC § 1812.53]
  
  
'''There are no provisions for:'''<br>
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'''There are no provisions for:'''
 
   
 
   
*Disability cancellation fees,<br>
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*Disability cancellation fees,
 
   
 
   
*Moves or transferability of membership,<br>
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*Moves or transferability of membership,
 
   
 
   
*Installment payments and financing.<br>
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*Installment payments and financing.
  
  
  
  
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Revision as of 20:35, 29 August 2019

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Civil Code Sections 1812.50 - 1812.69


An owner of a dance studio must maintain a surety bond equal to a 25 percent of the dance studio's gross income from the studio business in California during the studio's last fiscal year; such bond must be for at least $25,000. [CC § 1812.64]

In addition, the owner is required to have a city or county business license. http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/


The following statutory provisions govern the sale of dance lessons. The contractual requirements for these service contracts, as well as remedies for violation, are similar.

  • Written contract required. [CC § 1812.52]
  • Buyer must be given a copy of the contract at the time buyer signs it. [CC § 1812.52]
  • Buyers have a right to cancel anytime provided the buyer gives notice and a refund is given to the student based on a pro rata basis. [CC § 1812.54(b)]
  • Any contract for services which does not comply with the statutory requirements is void and unenforceable as contrary to public policy. [CC § 1812.59]
  • Waiver of statutory provisions void. [CC § 1812.61]
  • Contract must include clause for cancellation and refund upon buyer's death or disability. [CC § 1812.57]
  • Contract cannot require payments or financing by the buyer over a period in excess of one year nor can a contract term be measured by life of buyer. No lifetime contracts. Contract services may extend over a period not exceeding 7 years from date contract entered into. [CC § 1812.53]


There are no provisions for:

  • Disability cancellation fees,
  • Moves or transferability of membership,
  • Installment payments and financing.



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