Legal Question in Consumer Law in Missouri

I had a mattress set on layaway. I called to tell them when I would pay it off and pick it up. No contract was signed. I lost my job soon after and didnt pick it up. They delivered it to my house without it being paid in full when I wasnt home and had my 14 year old son sign for it. 2 years later they are suing me for 1100 dollars. I wasnt able to pay and they said no refunds. Do I have to pay?

Asked on 3/09/12, 2:13 am

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Anthony Smith LawSmith
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If you signed nothing, it may be very dificult for them to prove that you agreed to pay anything more than what you initially paid. a fourteen year old cannot contract on your behalf. The size of this lawsuit, seems large enough to justify you hiring an attorney to defend you.

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Answered on 3/29/12, 4:00 pm

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