Can a company collect a payment if they lost the contract?
Question Details: I had a contract with a company and they did not do the work they said they would do. When they tried to collect I said I did not want to pay the amount they were asking for. When I asked to see the contract they had on file they could not find their copy. Can they hold me to anything if they don't have a contract?
Under the law from a legal standpoint if a company claims that one owes money to it but cannot prove a factual basis for the debt such as a written and signed agreement by the claimed debtor, proving an obligation owed as in your matter would seem to be an uphill battle.
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