Fresno, CA asked in Civil Litigation and Contracts for California

Q: Can a company in California continue to bill you if they changed ownership and didnt have your consent to do so?

It was a gym membership

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
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A: A California attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a GENERAL matter, such situations do arise when a company is sold to another. Their ability to continue billing you might be addressed in the membership agreement. If it is not expressly addressed, it's possible they could be relying on an implied authority to continue the functions of the outgoing company as they assume their rights and duties. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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