Q: What are my odds of winning in claims court for eight thousand dollars i lended out to a friend.
Five hundred of it is on a document that we had signed by a notary but the rest was in good faith. I have text messages dating back to the beginning of all these loans and two recorded messages where she admits she owes me the amount.
Hard to say definitively without additional information. Although a written contract is better for many reasons, many types of contracts in Arizona can be oral. Oral contracts can be harder to prove.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to consult with a local lawyer to get legal advice and help with your specific situation at your earliest convenience. I am licensed to practice law in Arizona.
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