Legal Question in Consumer Law in Philippines

Receipt And Oral Contract

I've learned from you that a receipt itself is not a contract. Having said that, what would be our action against a dealer who insists on adding the costs on an already agreed upon sum?

We had our house repaired. We went to a dealer/supplier/contractor for their services. After opting choices for the said house repair, quotations were showed to us wherein we agreed. We gave the money for the deposit and a receipt was given to us. We even asked them if that's the final computation and they confirmed. Now, after the repair has been consummated, they showed us a quotation with a sum larger than the previous one. Of course, we refuse to pay for it. We want to stick with the first agreed upon sum.

Please advice. Thanks you.

Asked on 3/07/13, 1:34 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

VOLTAIRE T. DUANO VOLTAIRE T. DUANO LAW OFFICE

You can use the first quotation agreed upon.

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Answered on 3/08/13, 6:06 am


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