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My former employer acted like a 5 year old when I put in 3

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My former employer acted like a 5 year old when I put in 3 weeks notice. I tried to be professional but he seriously put the screws to me. I had offered to return washer and dryer I had purchased threw weekly deduction. But his immaturity has brought me to ask myself do I have to give it back? Can I be arrested ? Or is this a civil issue? I live in tx . I signed a form that very simply stated he was allowed to pull out 40.00 a week. However it only stated that I authorize him to pull out money once a week - nothing else.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  John replied 3 years ago.
Hi, My name is XXXXX XXXXX I’m happy to assist you with your question today.

This is indeed a completely civil matter. First the sale (the contract) has been completed and finalized to definite terms, so he'd have no basis to claim it must be returned or the price should be increased. You'd still have to pay the $40 per week for it or you risk being sued in small claims for the balance. Practically, I have no doubt that if you return the items you're not getting your money you already paid back. Personally, I'd keep the items and continue making payments. He close track of your payments so he cannot later claim you failed to pay.

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