My daughter's wedding was postponed due to a hurricaine. In the meantime, her fiance' broke up with her. We are out of approx. $18,000.00. Can we sue the ex-fiance for the money?
Did you have any agreement with the fiance' or his family about splitting the cost of the wedding?
His parents paid for the rehearsal dinner of $5,000. Which went on despite of the hurricaine. They paid for the liquor of which they will get a full refund, because it was by the glass and none was served. We are the only ones out of money & it is their son's doing.
If there was no contract/agreement between you and your daughter's ex-fiance, then unfortunately you cannot recover the costs of the wedding since it is/was considered a "gift" from you to the groom. As such, there is no contract and you do not have the standing to sue.
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