Phoenix, AZ asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Contracts and Insurance Bad Faith for Arizona

Q: Do I have a good small claims court case?

I took over a business in Sept 2022, 6/7 mos later I gave the business back to the OG owner as it wasn’t a fit. Oct 22 I did work for a customer, charged him appropriately. In feb 23 I receive a chargeback for “unaware of pmt” to my business act for those services. This causes a whole lot of financial headaches with the business. He refuses to pay it back to the old who is has now invoiced me. I want to take him to small claims court to pay back the money he charged back, plus court fees and time missed for me to be there. Lmk if I should continue it or eat the charges which I don’t really have

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Insurance Claims Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Before taking action, it could be advisable to first check with the card, financial institution, etc. to see what their policy and your options are in terms of recourses with chargebacks. Good luck

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