Orlando, FL asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law and Business Law for Florida

Q: Do I have a case?

A leasing company has deceived us out of 5k. The funds were paid in order to receive the keys to move in. We were not able to accrue the full amount so the company canceled. I was told over the phone and text that we would be refunded in 30 days, now they are saying otherwise. This was July 6th. Since then my family has been without a place to stay and the funds we were told we would receive back is needed to find a place to live.

1 Lawyer Answer
Jane Kim
Jane Kim PRO label
  • Naples, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: I do not know the reasons stated for keeping your money. But typically, no one is entitled to keep the money without providing an actual service. Sounds like you might have a case.

You might want to go to small claims court which is set up for parties without lawyers.

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