Asked by Anonymous
on 12-06-2020 15:07:20
Question posted in the General Law
category relating to Gauteng
Question value: R 0.00
My name is Kgothatso from Johannesburg. I have an issue with my son's After Care school. In January 2020 we paid the after care fees in advance for 12 months for the 2020 period. The After Care school is separate to the school and only offers After Care services after school. It is a privately owned company. In May 2020 they decided to shut down the school and sent us emails stating that have used all the parent's capital to pay for their debts. We asked for a refund for the remaining months of 2020 since we paid in advance for their service and they then asked a lawyer to draft a letter stating that they are in liquidation and won't be able to pay us in June 2020.
We understand that the COVID-19 pendamic has affected a lot of people and businesses, however we made a payment in advance and if they are deciding to shut down their business they need to pay back our funds for the rest of the period so we can be able to use the funds for another after care school for our child.
Please kinldy advise if we can have a case against them.
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