(Closed) Mom changed her mind about paying for the wedding. Other craziness.

posted 10 years ago in Full Figured
Post # 17
307 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

This is old but I just don’t want any Bees to be confused. Promises are not legally binding and someone offering to pay for your wedding out of the goodness of their heart is a promise, not a contract. If you are out of money because you relied on their promise you can sue for the money you’re out of but that’s still not a guarantee of winning.

So many people repeat what they read so I just didn’t want bad information being passed around. Hugs.

Post # 18
303 posts
Helper bee

@cerenatee:  seconded. verbal contracts can be binding, but there needs to be consideration for both parties. in this case mom wasn’t getting anything tangible, but daughter was getting 10k. wouldn’t hold up. if it was verbal that she’d give 10k in exchange for daughter’s car, then she’d have a shot. 

Post # 19
1222 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

@DawnaN:  i say that you forget your moms offer–in the end you wouldnt have heard the end of the money she gave you.

I agree. 

Just forget that she even offered.  I hope that the rest of planning goes better!!!

Post # 20
318 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

im so sorry thats insane!!!

Post # 21
4134 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

wow, that was awful of her to offer you the money. I wouldn’t concede to any of her demands, if only out of spite, and how dare she comment on your inability to save?

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