Carrollton, OH asked in Civil Rights and Contracts for Ohio

Q: If someone borrows money from another and nothing was ever documented on paying it back or no proof that money was borr

Can they be sued for it?

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Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Anyone can sue anybody for anything. But they have to provide proof that person promised to pay it back, and that it was a loan --- not a gift. If nothing is in writing, and the borrower claims it was a gift, and there are no other witnesses, then the plaintiff probably won't win the case. A case can be filed in small claims court up to $6000, or in municipal court up to $15,000.

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