What legal actions can I take on a wedding vendor that changed things not in my contract?

Asked on September 28, 2015 under Business Law, North Carolina

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

If they violated the terms of your contract, which includes adding services or charges not in your contract, you could sue them for breach of contract to recover compensation. Or if the lied to you about anything important "material" to get you to sign with them, and it was reasonable for you to rely on their lies i.e. no reason to disbelieve, you could sue them for fraud. If they changed relatively unimportant things which were not specified in your contract and did not charge you extra for them, there is most likely nothing you can do, since this would be neither breach of contract nor fraud.


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