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A business partner that Ive been doing business with for sometime

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A business partner that I've been doing business with for sometime then to pay me for some of the debt they owe me they agree to give me a car to sell to recoup some of my debt that he owes me. Then after he signs the title, gives me the car and i sell it we get in an argument and he reneges and says that wasn't the agreement. He is alleging i was supposed to give all the money back to him. I have been charged with felony embezzlement because he 'TRUSTED' the car to me. Isn't there some case-law to represent that people doing business together in the recent past should be in civil court?
Are you asking if there is case law saying that you can't be charged with a criminal act by someone you've done business with recently?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

yes thats basically it

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

yes is there anything that says it should be decided in civil court NOT criminal especially if it involves a monetary arrangement!

No. Criminal and civil courts are completely separate and there is no type of agreement or transaction which would keep the police or the DA from filing criminal charges if they choose to do so.

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