What to do if I have a client who signed a contract for services a month ago but it doesn’t have specific “no refund” language and now they want to terminate the agreement?

My company provides support for women in labor (not medical). The deposit fee “held” her due date and prevented me from contracting with other clients. Is she entitled to any monies?

Asked on June 8, 2014 under Business Law, Pennsylvania


Shawn Jackson / The Jackson Law Firm, P.C.

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

Well, to provide a full answer, an attorney would need to read the signed contract. My first question would be "why wasn't there any language on the 'no refund' in the agreement?" As a threshold question, this issue is about "notice" in that how would the parties know that there is "no refund" and that you held the date to your detriment? 

Shawn Jackson - California Business Attorney

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