Legal Question in Credit and Debt Law in Pennsylvania

Partial Payment of Debt

If someone owes me $300 and I allow them to pay me $200 and agree to cancel the $100 debt. Later i decide that i want the $100. Can i take them to court to collect it?

Asked on 1/10/07, 10:00 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Mark Johns Mark Johns, Esquire

Re: Partial Payment of Debt

No. By agreeing to accept less you created a new contract that was completed.

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Answered on 1/10/07, 12:02 pm

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