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Good morning. Although you can never prevent someone from filing a suit against you, he would have no chance of prevailing. He has no legal basis for unilaterally changing the terms of your contractual relationship. Just as you wouldn't have had the right to unilaterally tell him you were paying him 1/2 of what was agreed upon, he has no right to unilaterally change the amount owed upward. You had the legal right to rely upon his agreement and if he made an error in his estimate, that's his burden, not yours.
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