Q: The girl I bought my puppy from is trying to sue me when there is no reason.
I was supposed to purchase a dog late September from this girl. She was not an experienced breeder and lied about multiple factors with this purchase. She wants to sue me because I haven’t had the money when she made me bring the dog home way sooner than I was ready for. We signed a paper saying I would start making payments to her starting October 1st first which I did now she wants to sue me because I can’t give her the rest I owed her. The dog was only worth 400-900 dollars she wants to charge me 1200 dollars. I have proof of everything on my side.
A: Apparently she is threatening to sue you for the money, so when you brought the dog home is totally irrelevant (and no, she did NOT "make" you bring it home early - you agreed to do so and need to take responsibility for your actions). Hopefully there is a writing specifying the sales price agreed to and whatever payment plan was supposed to be followed. If you have complied with the agreed upon plan, and can prove it, you should have nothing to fear if sued. If you now are not in compliance with the agreed upon plan and are trying to modify it for some reason, you likely cannot force her to go along and she may prevail. Again, what matters is what you and she agreed the sale price of the dog was at the time the deal was made, not what you now believe the dog is worth, with $400 - $900 being a fairly wide gap besides.
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