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Has anyone been sued before?

What was your experience and how did you handle the stress etc?

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OP Basically I could be sued after a private sale
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 Did you lie or something?
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OP No definitely not.
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 Will it be like small claims court? I find places such as these are to help the person suing.. big law suits are hugely expensive. I doubt many go through
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OP I guess that's what Aussies call it. Yes it very well could go through to small claims. Sorry I'm American and get the terms confused.
But yes I sold an item, buyer now wants a refund or to take me to court

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 People do tend to threaten court, but rarely actually do it. I think it takes a long time to go through small claims court. I wouldn't worry until you actually get a summons. Then look at getting a solicitor.
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OP Thank you for your advice. I'm probably being very ignorant but I am hoping it just goes away.
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 My husband is a lawyer, it’s very hard to sue someone from a private sale unless they have undisputed evidence that proves you were deliberately trying to scam them. He says even if you sell something privately and accidentally label it as something that it’s not you still can’t be sued because at the time of listing you believed those were the facts.
Don’t worry it most likely won’t go anywhere, if you care to give me a little more specifics I can let you know if you have anything to worry about.

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OP Thank you for your advice. I may contact you next week to see how it develops if that's ok?
I have an appointment with legal aid to see what my options are. But what you have said is what everyone else has told me, plus all the other research I have done.

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 Sure I’ll check back next week but don’t worry I’m quite certain nothing will come of it :)
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OP Thank you, I will add to this post next Tuesday night.
What a great deed you have done 😀

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 You’re most welcome 🙂
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 So legal aid basically said what you did
Now we aren't sure if we should send one final response or block him completely

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No I sued the casino

 Oooh do tell :)
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