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Can You Bring Criminal Charges Against Someone Who Owes You Money?

tmaher Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 7:37 AM
Your dilemma is not unique and is pandemic in this business environment that tends to be predatory in nature,, The unfortunate circumstance is that there are three sides to every story there is your side and then there is their side and of course there is the truth....... Iam sure your contract is loaded with slick legal verbiage that protects you while it penalizes the signee.... Plain speaking letters of understanding would serve you better....
"I've got someone who owes my business money. I've made several efforts to negotiate with this person, but it turns out he's 'judgment proof' -- he has no assets in his personal name.

"I know I could just walk away and write this off on my taxes, but I really don't want to do that. To be frank, I want to punish this person. He knew when he signed up for my services that he wasn't going to pay my bills, and in my opinion, that's theft.

"Can I bring a criminal action against this person? If I can't, are...