If you offer a reward to the public in return for information regarding the return of an object, and someone subsequently provides you with what you have requested, you are legally obligated to follow through with the reward. While you can certainly attempt not to pay it, the person in question has every right to take you to court in order to collect.→ Read More
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It is a common myth that if someone writes “paid in full” on the memo line of a check, and the check is cashed, then the person cashing it has actually agreed to accept that amount as payment in full and is barred from attempting to collect any further balance due. The person writing the check may attempt to argue that by writing “paid in full,” he offered to settle the debt for that amount, and that by cashing the check the other party accepted the offer, forming a new agreement to accept that amount as full payment.→ Read More
Can a used car buyer get his money back for a problem with the car that he didn’t notice until after the purchase?
Used cars are sold ‘as-is,’ but the seller has a duty under used car law to disclose if the car has been totaled and salvaged. Regarding other problems, though, used car purchases are buyer beware, and the buyer should carefully inspect vehicles for signs of damage and problems before purchasing.→ Read More
Do I have to accept a store credit if the store refund policy states that no cash refunds will be issued?
There is no law that requires a merchant to refund money, and refunds may be restricted to store refund policies, unless the product you purchased not fit for the purpose of which it was intended. Disliking a style, color, type, or anything else about the item you purchased is not the fault of the merchant and the merchant generally cannot be held responsible.→ Read More
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