Long story short- This all started when I came into money last year. My mother claimed I "Owed" her x amount of dollars, I gave her a check back in September of 2011 for 10k. I never really knew what I owed her for but she was my mother and didn't question it. In January of 2012 she wanted an additional 15k from me. I agreed to pay her a certain amount each month as long as she provided me with an itemized bill or some sort of copy for what I owed her. I continued to make good faith payments to my mother all the way until May of 2012. She never produced a bill so I discontinued my good faith payments.
In August of 2012 I received a letter from union county Court house that she was suing me for the supposed remaining balance of $14,500. I went to my bank and viewed copies of all checks I have given to my mother since 2006, I can legally prove that I paid her over $37k for various bills, ect ect since then. It wasn't until then that a family member suggested I go to Middlesex County Surrogates office and look at my grandfathers will which is when I became aware of the money I was supposed to receive when I turned 17.
I guess my hopes were that I could somehow use this as leverage for her to drop this suit against me, kind of like a cease and desist or I will move forward with claiming my money from my grandfathers estate. My parents own a home and they do have money so there is no issue there.
I never wanted it to go this far and since I recently became unemployed there is no way I can afford to pay my mother the 1k dollars a month she is demanding for on a bill that I have no idea what its even for.