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I bought a business...

I bought a business and had money in escrow but i had to back out before closing do i get all my money back?

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Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 6 months ago

It depends on the terms of the sales contract.If the funds were refundable you would get them back.If only part of them were refundable you get that part back.Check your contract to see what it states as far as escrowed funds.You would make a demand for them in writing if the contract says you get them back.It comes down to whether they state they were refundable.

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The contract doesnt say
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Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 6 months ago

Then I would send demand letter for return of your escrow.That means they have no contractual right to keep it here.You may have to sue them if they won't return it to you.

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