The Speakers at this month's Actors Fund Looking Ahead Monthly Parents Group are Biz Parents Co-Founders Paula Dorn and Anne Henry! The Parents of Child actors in the Industry must realize this is not just a hobby. There are laws in place in the areas of education, finances, and contracts that are specific to child performers. Some
LEGAL: Sex Offender & Former Kids Talent Manager, Martin “MARTY” Weiss, Released From Jail After 6 Months
The following information was provided by Child Actor advocacy organization BIZ PARENTZ. You may also read more about this ongoing criminal pursuit in the Los Angeles Times. Former child talent manager Martin Weiss was sentenced June 1, 2012 for two counts of child molestation (California Penal Code 288a). Weiss pled "no contest" to two counts
ACT voluntarily dismissed the case on November 3, 2010 after an unsuccessful mediation, when faced with the certainty of BizParentz filing an anti-SLAPP motion. "We believe that the plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed because they knew their case had no merit. This is a victory for our Constitution and the rights we all have to speak the truth," said BizParentz Founder Anne Henry.