Q: Business took $23K from me and only sent $7k worth of product in 2020. How can I get the money back? Court, Arbitration
I have reached out to him several times via text, email and phone call. He does not want to refund the money. He is supposedly located in Kansas or Las Vegas.
A: It sometimes depends on the terms of the underlying agreement. Some agreements include arbitration clauses, where arbitration is a designated forum for handling disputes. Some agreements also include forum clauses, where a civil court in a designated county must be used. That's why it sometimes depends on the agreement. Other things being equal, one of the reasons why arbitration is liked is because it can loosen some of the formalities of litigation and offer a more economical route. But these are only a few generalities. The decision could depend on a person's needs and objectives. A consult with an attorney who handles such disputes could help outline options more effectively and in more detail. Good luck
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