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Can I be sued in small claims court for services that are contiuing

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Can I be sued in small claims court for services that are contiuing to be rendered?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 5 years ago.
Can you provide a few more facts on the services and why they want to sure you?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Well to be honest, the biggest reason is because the person is Friends with my former spouse (who is also the one that is paying on the contract).


Hence, services are contiuing to be rendered, this person just wants to insert themesleves into this dispute etween me and my former spouse again. this time they are not physically attacking me as they did before, this time they area attacking me with the ourt.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Relist: Other.
Just need an answer quickly, he asked for more information which I provided
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 5 years ago.
That really doesn't explain the nature of the services or what he would be suing you for. I can't answer it until I understand what is happening.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Oh ok, its group tennis lessons

Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 5 years ago.
Theoretically you could be sued while services are continuing. For example, if the person had paid you in advance for 4 tennis lessons a month but for the last few months you had canceled and as a result only given two tennis lessons a month then that would be a breach the other side could sue over even though he was continuing to take the remainder of the lessons. That is just one example of how it could happen and I'm sure there are others.

However, the burden is on them to prove that they are justified in suing while the services are continuing.

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