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Is it possible to sue someone in order to get back money used to help the individual. The amount trying to get back is about $45K.

1 Answers. Asked on May 16th, 2017 on Personal Injury - South Carolina
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The individual was going thru nasty divorce, spouse depleted their accounts, lost a thriving business, lost home, had to stay with a friend and left with nothing. When jailed due to child support, since he had no money, I bailed him out with the promise of repayment. I do have signed and notarized paperwork with guarantee. Although discuss payment arrangements, the individual has failed to repay back.
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Dr. Michael Gordon Sribnick, Esq. at Michael G. Sribnick, M.D., J.D., LLC
Licenced in SC
Answered on May 19th, 2017 at 12:03 PM

Yes, you can sue him for breach of an oral contract, but you must have proof of the loan as you have nothing in writing.  You may find a lawyer to take this case, but it will be hard to find one that will take it on a contingency (percentage) basis, as getting money from this man may be impossible if he has none.

This answer neither constitutes legal advice nor does it create a lawyer/client relationship.

Dr. Michael G. Sribnick, Esq. personal injury attorney with offices in Charleston and Columbia, S.C.

Michael G. Sribnick, M.D., J.D.

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