Legal Question in Civil Litigation in Virginia

Verbal Agrrement

I went into a verbal agreement with a friend about how rent was to be paid before signing a leaes baring only my name if rent was not being paid and got behind can I now go through the court system to get the back rent that I will have to pay from this person due to our verbal agreement which went into default.

Asked on 7/08/06, 10:20 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Michael Stone Law Offices of Michael B. Stone Toll Free 1-855-USE-MIKE

Re: Verbal Agrrement

Since he is your friend, he will be happy to honor the legally unenforceable verbal agreement you made.

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Answered on 7/08/06, 10:29 am
Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law

Re: Verbal Agrrement

Sure you can "now go through the court system to get the back rent", however, proving your verbal agreement by a preponderance of the evidence may

be more difficult than you realize.

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Answered on 7/08/06, 2:45 pm


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