If I remove my children from daycare for negligence related issues, is it legal for the daycare to charge me for the 2 weeks tuition after my 2 weeks notice?

Asked on November 14, 2012 under Personal Injury, Illinois

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Unless the daycare actually violated their contract to you in some way, then yes, they could charge you. Their negligence, even if it would, for example, give you your own legal claim against them, does not in and of itself terminate the contract or your obligation to pay. Only an actual breach of their own contractual obligations would do that.


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