Warner Robins, GA asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Georgia

Q: I was given a Breast Pump and the person that had given it to me is now trying to sue.

I did talk to the investigators at the sheriffs department and they said there is no case due to the fact that it was given, and that I had no obligation to even return the other items, but that I did to end the conflict. They had told me that there is no law on items that were given as the fact there was also no bill of sale, just was a gift. Is there any actions I need to take or do I need to be worried they have a case? I have all the messages with her stating that it was given to me and that I had no intent to sell the item.

2 Lawyer Answers
Ecleynne Mercy
Ecleynne Mercy
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: If it was truly a gift and you have evidence of that then you should be good. Just know she can proceed in filing actions against you, however that does not mean she will be successful. Just because you have proof doesn't protect you from having to deal with it though. Now if she keeps harassing you about the item you may be able to seek to charge her with harassing phone calls. I hope this helps.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
Answered

A: Keep your records, such as postal receipts, for return of the pump. The cost of pursuing a legal action would outweigh the cost of the pump, but in the event you are faced with any kind of suit, such records could help demonstrate that you returned the items to end the matter.

Tim Akpinar

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