I am now told that I will have to file a claim with his estate and prove he owed me.
I am just wondering how complex this will turn out to be. We had a handshake deal. It’s $10,000+ I am owed. I have corroborating text messages between he and I. I have receipts and finically statements and stuff.
I just wondering like if I sit down with the court appointed administrator will it be equal to going to small claims. “This was the transaction. These are the receipts. It was 50:50 split. We made $x. Can I have my share.
Thank you in advance.
Based on the information shared, you will need to file a timely claim against the estate to seek payment of the debt from the assets of the estate. From your posting, I think you are indicating that the estate has been opened and a public administrator has been appointed. There is a limited time frame to file claims as a creditor and certain requirements to file a claim. You may wish to contact a probate attorney for assistance in this matter, at least for a consultation.
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