What recourse do I have if I sold a snowmobile and a trailer to a friend but he now doesn’t want to pay me full price?

I told him the price was $10,500. The sled was out of state so he had it picked up and brought to his home. He then paid me $10,000, shorting me $500. He now says that he agreed to pay me what it was worth and he considers it worth only 10,000. I have the titles and do not plan on signing them over until he pays in full. Communication has stopped for the last 2 weeks.

Asked on March 30, 2014 under Business Law, Nevada

Answers:

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

If you and your friend cannot work out the problem on your own your recourse for the $500.00 owed you is to file a small claims action in your local court house and let a small claims court judge decide what you are owed.


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