Q: I keyed my ex boyfriends car and he is now trying to sue me
I found out my bf was cheating on me and out of rage I keyed his car. He asked for $400 to repair damages, and agreed that if I paid him immediately he would not pursue legal charges. I gave him the money and went our separate ways. He is now harassing me to get back together and I declined. he is now trying to take me to court to get more money out of me claiming i didn’t give him enough. am I looking at jail time?
A: Civil matters do not carry an jail time but if he reports this matter to the police, you are looking at a Misdemeanor offense at the very least. Also, you should never admit to an offense online. If possible, you should figure out a way to remove this post.
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