The parents of a child who didn't attend a classmate's birthday party received an invoice for £15.95 ($24), with the birthday boy's mother saying she shouldn't have to pay for a no-show.
Alex Nash's parents had said their 5-year-old could go to the celebration at a ski slope, but after they realized he was already scheduled to visit his grandparents that weekend, he skipped the party. Last week, they received the invoice for what it cost to reserve Alex's spot. "I can understand that she's upset about losing money," father Derek Nash told the BBC. "The money isn't the issue, it's the way she went about trying to get the money from me. She didn't treat me like a human being, she treated me like a child and that I should do what she says."
Derek Nash says he didn't have the mother's contact information, while she says it was all on the invitation. If the families can't work it out, Derek Nash said he has been warned they will meet in small-claims court.
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