my ex bf helped me with bills during and after our relationship.. at the time i said i would pay him back for the help but he insist that we are couple and he is responsible to help me. but this relationship has been over for 2 years and all contact has been cut off unless he messages me on facebook and messenger. but lately he send me messages that he want the money back that i owed and if i fail to pay him he will sue me to recover that money back. he said he has the copy of the receipt when he send that money. i am married now and he also have a relationship, with my current status i am jobless i cant pay him in any ways and i do believe that money was a gift of help,..does he extort money from me? whats the possible thing that i can do to stop him harrasing my married life.?when we are still a couple he send me money to help me pay bills and he expected that i will marry him but things happen i mean ive seen some attitude that i dont like on him and have some reasons that i dont want to marry him and i marry another man..which i do love the most...i believe it his form of revenge also to me...what can i do to stop him? i dont want him to ruin my married life...i dont have work...but he keep on sending me messages that i will enjoy a trip to court in minnesota some harrasing words also and threats..pls help me - my only agrement to him before was to marry him but it was change i didnt marry him and now i think he mad this as his revenge
He can sue you but he has the burden of proof and you can raise the defense that it was a gift delivered with donative intent. You also can demand he provide proof it was a loan in writing with your signature. Block his messages and don't let him bug you, if that does not work get a restraining order to prevent contact. If he is going to sue you, further contact or the lack of contact will not change the facts.
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The first thing they taught us in law school is that someone can always sue. Just complete the papers & pay the court filing fee.
Whether your ex bf will recover will depend on whether you promptly challenge the suit & the evidence presented to the court at any trial.
Hope this perspective helps!
he may be able to try and sue you but he will have to show that he loaned you this money and it was not a gift. You need to speak to a local lawyer. Good luck.
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