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I am the manager at my family business and had a customer write a check that bounced I would like to help from a lawyer to recover funds of $18k

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

California

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No.. I attempted several calls and text with no response from customer.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Not with this situation. I just received a plaintiff claim from a customer suing me dirrecrtly but my family business is a corporation, shouldn't costumer be making the claim to the corporation?

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: California Employment Law
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California Employment Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 6 months ago
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California Employment Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 6 months ago

I am sorry to read about your difficulties. However, I'm confused by your last statement. Kindly clarify.

Is the Plaintiff the same customer that wrote the "Not Sufficient Check?"

Thank you for your cooperation.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
No two different customers
California Employment Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 6 months ago

Thank you for the information.

Kindly give me a few minutes to review the information and prepare my response.

Thank you for your patience.

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California Employment Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 6 months ago

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I am the manager at my family business and had a customer write a check that bounced I would like to help from a lawyer to recover funds of $18k

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