I am a music recording artist who is up and coming. My agent charges me a commission, but has also added a Sunset Clause that would be in effect for 16 months after our contract is up, saying I would pay him commission for events that he didn't help me find or book. Is this legal, and if I were to take him to court over this, would he be able to defend this action? For the record, I am based out of Los Angeles but the contract is under the jurisdiction of another state.
A contract is an agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that is intended to create legal obligations between them.
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