Legal Advice for Small Claims Court — 110 results
Written by attorney Christopher Cauble, about 6 years ago.
Be Organized Just like an attorney, a party needs to have an organized case in court. Every judge knows that parties in court are not lawyers and are usually nervous. However, having... more
Written by attorney Chad Koplien, about 6 years ago.
Determine what witnesses you need Read my guide on how to prepare for trial if you do not have a lawyer -- then determine what facts you need to provide and what witnesses you will need to... more
Written by attorney Brian Freeman, over 6 years ago.
Sue for the right amount Usually the limit is $7,500, unless an exception applies. A business plaintiff can only sue for up to $5,000. If your damages are more than the limit, you can... more
Written by attorney Brent Gordon, over 3 years ago.
This guide is a short introduction to understanding initial questions you might have when considering whether or not Small Claims Court is right for you.
Written by attorney Rixon Rafter, over 3 years ago.
To file suit in Small Claims Court or General District Court in Alexandria simply go to the Office of the Clerk of the General District Court. (520 King Street (Courthouse Building), 2nd... more
Written by attorney Michael F Beethe, over 3 years ago.
Preparation. Many Small Claims Court cases are won or lost
in the preparation stage. You should
gather and organize all documents pertinent to your case. Whether you are the... more
Written by attorney Brian Battaglia, almost 4 years ago.
NO MATTER THE MONETARY AMOUNT IN CONTROVERSY OR THE ISSUES INVOLVED, ANY POTENTIAL CLAIM IS OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE AND SHOULD BE TREATED AS SUCH
By Brian P. Battaglia
Numerous articles... more
Written by attorney Nathaniel Wojan, over 1 year ago.
A brief guide to understanding small claims cases Complaint This document initiates a small claims action. The summons and complaint are completed by the plaintiff in a case. The... more
Written by attorney Richard Katz, over 1 year ago.
In California, we have a Small Claims Court. The Small Claims Court handles Civil cases in which the plaintiff/complainant is asking for $10,000.00 or less. If you are suing then you are... more
Written by attorney Andrew Myers, over 4 years ago.
The Small Claims Courts of Massachusetts can now issue damages up to $7,000.00. The increase, from the previous jurisdictional amount of $2,000, went into effect on August 1, 2010. This... more
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