I dug out a diamond and I had no money s...

Asked by Norman on 08-08-2020 15:58:26
Question posted in the Criminal Law category relating to Northern Cape
Question value: R 400.00

I dug out a diamond and I had no money so a partner gave me some money so if I sell the diamond we will split the profit. Now I'm not getting the price and I told my partner I can't sell it if I don't get my price. Yesterday we had a argument and he said he is going to open a case against me and I still have the stone and did not sell it yet. He is looking for his money and I don't have it until I sell the stone.

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Posted by Att. Patrick on 19-08-2020 18:49:04

Hi there,

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Your partner can't open a police case against you because there is no crime.

There might be a civil dispute, but not a criminal dispute. 

Your partner will need to sue you in the small claims court for the return of his money.

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