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I paid someone to oversee my elderly Aunts home and

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I paid someone to oversee my elderly Aunts home and caretakers. I was to pay her $500.00 a month in advance each month. She quit less than two weeks later and refuses to return at least half ($250.00)
Can I win half back in small claims court?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Ray replied 6 months ago.
Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you today. You can sue here in small claims for the $250 or so and the filing fees.You can get a judgment for all here as she breached the agreement/contract.Even if it was an oral agreement here you still have a great case. Self help including free forms and step by step. http://www.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp-smallclaims.htm I am so sorry that you had this happen.I wish you the best and thanks for letting me help you.
Expert:  Ray replied 6 months ago.
More http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/small_claims/basic_info.shtml#what
Expert:  Ray replied 6 months ago.
There's a $30 filing fee for a case asking for up to $1,500; $50 for a claim over $1,500 and up to $5,000; and $75 for a claim over $5,000.