This post is merely sharing my experience so as to help others in the special event industry to relax a bit more and to go forward with confidence, and if the day comes where a client threatens to sue you, perhaps this post will have helped you realize more fully your power (or help you prepare to be more empowered) during the process.
Once upon a time, about 7 years ago, there was a mother of the bride who did all the planning for her out-of-state daughter bride. She hired me for "month of" planning. Throughout the booking process and the entire month of the wedding, it was evident to me that she had a substance abuse problem. Fast forward to the day of the wedding: