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my friend has threatened me with going to a small claims court,2yrs

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my friend has threatened me with going to a small claims court,2yrs ago i borrowed clothes off her for my hols,she took back what wouldnt fit me or wasnt my taste.last week igave her back what i had worn and all i had of hers and now she is denying i gave her them back.she gave me a detailed list of where the clothes came from ie;mostly high end shops and wants me to pay around £300 orshe will take me to court.she gets legal aid i dont.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UK-Justice replied 4 years ago.
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She won't get legal aid.

This is a small claim and you don't get legal aid for a small claim,

If you dispute what she is saying and I assume you do, then do not pay her.

She brings the claim, she will have to prove that you did not return the clothes.

Bearing in mind you have returned the clothes and it has been 2 years I just think this is a threat and any claim may well fail.

I hope this helps.






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Customer: replied 4 years ago.


thankyou ,i am more worried about the court finding in her favour as i have niether parties have proof.i gave her back some clothes that did fit me and it wasnt good enough for her,we hadnt fallen out previously just hadnt seen each other until this.she sent her children for the clothes i had in my posession,i washed and dried them and took them back personally and then she vrebally abused me,

Expert:  UK-Justice replied 4 years ago.
I would not worry it sounds like empty threats
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


its just worrying asi dont know where this has come from,as far as i was aware we were friends ,i havnt seen her since she had her ababy last october and cant understand her motives,if she had asked me personally i could have explained calmly but now im exhausted with it i dont want to talk ,she has hurt my feelings ,thinking i would do such a thing to what i thought was my friend.she is very angry and as our hubbys work together its arkward.she owes me money andi have made a list,but i wouldnt have if this hadnt have happened i just wrote it off.thankyou i just needed to get this off my chestxxx


 

Expert:  UK-Justice replied 4 years ago.
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Expert:  UK-Justice replied 4 years ago.
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