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Good evening! I can help you out with your legal question tonight. I'm sorry to hear about your loss. In order to better assist you, I need to ask you a few quick questions. Did you know the name and residence of the owner of the RV trailer? Also, did you perform work based upon a contract?
Yes.the customer was broke down and i fully repaired the rv. I have both po box and fessical addres . yes it was preformed to get his rv down the highway and to his home.
Great, you would actually need to first send a letter requesting payment, similar to an invoice etc. to the address of the owner. Is the address in your county and state?
No. In montana we punish guys like this. Colorado has slap a hand SHAME on you but my ex from 97 today had a bill that i payed otherwise i would of had a judgement.
I see, that is unfortunate. You would have to bring a suit against the owner in CO, which will cost you lawyer fees and court costs. It is sad that a good samaritan ends up getting ripped off for helping.
That is what you must do though if you want to collect. You have to pay an attorney (or do it yourself) and file a small claims complaint in the county where the owner lives.
It may not even be worth pursuing, but if it is, that is what you need to do.
You'd file a complaint and then serve that complaint on the owner. The court would set the matter for a hearing and then you'd go before the judge. If the judge agrees with you, which he will, then you will win.
Thank you. So all of us give things like this to the goverment to absorb the nonpayments of service.?
No. Must mean everybody pays for the non payment threw the taxes. that is wrong to all.!