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I had to repair my car and didn't have enough money, my friend offered to help me. He is that kind of guy friend that will do anything to get laid. So he offered to help and then later on, he text me that I don't need to pay him back. Now things have gotten sour between him and I and he is demanding that I pay back what I thought was a gift. Can he sue me for this?

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California

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Saving all his texts the ones where he keeps insisting I don't need to pay

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I had to repair my car and didn't have enough money, my friend offered to help me. He is that kind of guy friend that will do anything to get laid. So he offered to help and then later on, he text me that I don't need to pay him back. Now things have gotten sour between him and I and he is demanding that I pay back what I thought was a gift. Can he sue me for this?

Response: Yes, he can sue, but he is not going to win since you have a text from him telling you not to pay, basically treating the money to you as a gift. So, if or when he files the lawsuit, you have to file an answer to tell the Court to dismiss the case because that was a gift and not a loane. Attach copies of his text messages telling you not to pay as evidence.

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