Barrington, RI asked in Contracts for Rhode Island

Q: Sold a pair of shoes about a month ago, no bill of sales was made up now buyer contacting me what should i do?

Told him all sales were final a while back, no bills of sales was made up just talked by text message, i also paid to get the photos looked at so somebody could legitimize them... is there anything i should be worryed about or do in this case? I know the shoes are real but feel like he trying to switch them out on me, also a expressive shoe

Related Topics:
1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
PREMIUM
Answered

A: Not sure what they are contacting you about. I assume this is an ebay or similar tansaction. You would only be open for misrepresentation if he can prove the shoes aren't what they say they are and you willfully mislead him. If you talked by text now is a good time to download that. Also get a screen capture of the offer he responded to. If you said "label says..." as opposed to "these House of Wanque shoes..." you are impliedly warranting they are what they say they are.

A lot also depends on if you are a dealer in shoes or if you are just someone looking to sell old stuff.

Do you have some bill of sale from a dealer? That would help you. Your exposure is presumably the cost of the shoes. You can decide if that warrants you getting a consult from an attorney locally--which of course is the optimum course.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.