I sold my BMW for $3,000 around 2 years ago to a family friend. I allowed them to pay $2,000 then and $1,000 when they had more money (seemed reasonable as they are two working adults in their 50's). It has been 2 years now and they claim they can only pay $50 a month and have not been keeping up on payments. Recently they listed the car for sale on Facebook for $2,800. I have proof in text messages and they agree that they owe $700, but refuse to pay it in more than $50/month whenever they have it. The title and bill of sale say $3,000.
You can sue in small claims court, but even if you win, then you have to go to court to try to collect. For that amount of money, it probably is not worth your time or trouble.
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