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He came over in a panic and asked us if we could pay his mortgage company directly out of our bank account via direct debit from our bank account. We said yes because we were friends and were trying to help him out. His wife is a compulsive spender and was cashing the checks we were giving him and spending the money. Was that wrong? We stopped the payments and notified them we were vacating as of June 1st and have heard nothing from them.
My issue is that we went from roughly $1600 a month and paid 2 payments at the higher rate of $3600. Which includes their property taxes. I reversed this last payment (for may) because our agreement didn't include the $3600. It was only paying what the payment was when we signed on to his mortgage company. Can I fill a dispute with my bank for the previous two payments without harm coming from the landlords or I do I walk away? And all your answers apply to Wisconsin law?
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