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What is the best way to proceed when chasing payment for building materials after the customer has changed their mind and is now refusing to pay?
Hi, Any advice would be greatly appreciated please. I am looking to take someone to small claims court for non payment of materilas after they decided to change their minds half way through building them a summerhouse. I have answered all their so called concerns some 3-4 weeks ago in an emil & have sent them an email requesting payment within 7 days (ran out yesterday) They are saying they are wating a report from a buiding surveyor beforw they respond (who is just trying to scare me off and demanding all kinds of things which are neither relevant or a legal requirement for this type of build) Should I now send them the second letter, stating that i require payment within 7 days or I shall proceedings to small claims court...or should I wait to see what this report tries to throw up? I have been chasing payment since 3rd week of August & cant afford to wait an indefinate time for a report which will undoubtedly make no difference to how I proceed. Thank you

Vicente Pidgeon

10th March 2022

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