I was in a partnership for an e-commerce web site. My partner and I decided to part ways(amicably) and he was supposed to transfer the domain to me. Instead, the domain was cancelled(I'm not sure whether it was his mistake or the web hosting company).
We discovered this almost immediately(the domain was listed as non-transferrable and the domain owner was now the web hosting company) and sent an email to the web hosting company asking for a reversal.
Fast forward two weeks later, they have ignored our emails(and calling was useless). The status of the domain was then switched to the redemption period.
Now, three weeks later, they replied to my email and said that they "can no longer reverse the domain cancellation request you made. Since, (sic) the domain is not active anymore."
Is there any way for me to get the domain name back without having to wait another month for the redemption period to expire?