Good Day, My ex fiance took our credit o...

Asked by StephH on 27-07-2020 11:10:37
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Western Cape
Question value: R 100.00

Good Day, 

My ex fiance took our credit on furniture before she was convicted if fraud. She then went to prison amd i was left responsible for the debt. Things became difficult and she advises me to sell the items for cash. She is now out of prison and she is threatening to open a case against me for selling the items she is still owing on. 

Please advise if i could be in trouble for the above

Thank you. 

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Posted by Att. Patrick on 31-07-2020 22:29:44

Hi there,

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Well, you can tell her that she can't open up a criminal case against you, because you didn't steal the items, and in fact you sold them on her direct instructions! So don't worry about that!

Second, if she tries to sue you in the civil court, your defence will be that you sold them on her direct instructions! So don't worry about that!

Tell her to get lost and that you've spoken to a lawyer and you know your rights and you are not scared. 

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