Legal Advice for Small Claims Court — 110 results
Written by attorney Brian Deitch, over 3 years ago. STAFF PICK
Often times a person or business that is owed a small amount of money or that has been injured can file a lawsuit by themselves in a small claims court.These courts are often more... more
Written by attorney Nick Passe, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Gather your Information Bring all your records together and speak to any witnesses you have before you file the action. Once the case is filed you are out your filing fee money and you... more
Written by attorney Paul David Kouri, about 1 year ago.
Non-Lawyer's Guide to Small Claims Court
By Kelly Cook and Paul Kouri; copyright 2014 Travis Law Office What is Small Claims Court? The Small Claims Court is a less formal, quicker court... more
Written by attorney Tariq Zafar, over 2 years ago.
Small Claims Court
Quite often at our office we get inquiries from people who feel that they have been wronged by someone else, but the amount of damages might be so low that it isnt worth... more
Written by attorney Rixon Rafter, over 3 years ago.
The Small Claims Court can hear cases where the amount in controversy is less than $5,000.No attorneys are allowed in small claims court; however, a case can be removed to the General... more
Written by attorney James Winegardner, over 5 years ago.
filing filing should be done at the justice of the peace office where the defendant lives. You may handwrite your filing on a form provided by the court. The court will take care of the... more
Written by attorney Darryl Horowitt, over 5 years ago.
Be prepared. 1. Always refer to the judge as “Your Honor.”
2. Don’t interrupt. It does not help and it annoys the judge.
3. Be respectful. No matter what the other party may say, wait... more
Written by attorney Stacy Levine, almost 7 years ago.
Document your Claim In any legal dispute, keep detailed records of conversations, phone calls, and best -- document by letters or emails. Keep copies of all correspondence to and from... more
Written by attorney Wallace Berry, 7 months ago.
Any person or entity may sue another for any valid legal claim, if such claim does not exceed $15,000.00. Generally, you must file a lawsuit in the county in which the Defendant resides,... more
Written by attorney Pieter O'Leary, over 1 year ago.
In California, certain limits (subject to exceptions which reduce the limit) exist for filing small claims court actions. For example, a person is limited to requesting no more than $10,... more
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