Consumer Protection Law
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Hi, thanks for your question. You should hire a lawyer for specific legal advice. No attorney client relationship is created here.
If you are unable to cash out according to your agreement, you can do a couple things.
1. refer them to the better business bureau and open a complaint.
Businesses often want to keep their record 'clean' so they may work with you.
Otherwise, you can file a small claims court action or arbitration against them. Now, for 20-30 bucks, it may not be worth your time, as the costs would be too large -time and court fees etc.
Try the BBB route.
Let me know if you have any other questions.
i tried to clarify this it is $20-30,000 cash & merchandise which puts it above small claims -and above something i can just let go!!!-this is why i tried to rewrite the ?
oh, 20-30k! big difference!!
Yes, you would look to sue them in state or federal court.
Once you get a judgment you can seek to enforce it by putting a lien on the defendants assets.
You can seize bank accounts and garnish wages possibly too.
Now, if the company is broke, it could be all for naught, unless your attorney can get a personal judgment against the owner as well.
Then it's a matter of enforcement.
Best to talk to a local attorney to prepare a case for you. They can review strategies, and likely outcomes.
They can possibly avoid trial too, if they are able to negotiate a repayment plan.
When attorneys get involved, sometimes that helps grease the wheel.
any other questions?
how do i find a suitable attorney ? what % should i expect them to take?
is it like a law suit where i should expect 1/3 to be taken?
and can you go on to the next reply so i know ifit's me not using the site right or not -please read last reply and comment
asked to answer full? so i know if i'm just not using site correctly why lengthy times why always incomplete?