Legal Advice for Small Claims Court — 110 results
Written by attorney Henry Lively, over 4 years ago.
Did you know that the United States Tax Court has a Small Claims Division? Many cases can be taken to this less formal court, rather than the regular United States Tax Court. To go to the... more
Written by attorney Christopher Simon, almost 5 years ago.
As we have described in our Georgia
Car Accident Guide book, you know that it is not cost effective to hire a lawyer for a simple case with less than $3,000 in medical bills. If you have... more
Written by attorney Robert Stempler, almost 5 years ago.
Free or almost free case information is a few clicks away for many Counties. This guide will help you know which counties and how to get the most for the least amount of money. For some... more
Written by attorney John Breakfield, about 5 years ago.
Being late! Arrive early or run the risk of the Court ruling against you without a hearing. Not having proper witnesses to present documents. Not having proper witnesses present to testify... more
Written by attorney Alan Brinkmeier, over 5 years ago.
Do your homework Take the time to get information about the process so you are ready to proceed. Do be on time Getting to the hearing ahead of time is even better. Do be organized Get your... more
Written by attorney Joann Deutch, over 5 years ago.
1. Be early — on time is not good enough You need to get there early because you have to talk to the other side. Even if you HATE that scum - talk to see if you can settle. The Judge... more
Written by attorney Chad Koplien, about 6 years ago.
Determine what documents you need If there are important documents which you believe exist, you can draft a written request for production of documents and send it to your opponent. These... more
Written by attorney Monty Gill, over 3 years ago.
INFORMATION SHEET FOR SMALL CLAIMS ACTIONS
The Parties Present Their Cases Themselves: An attorney may not represent you in court, although you may consult an attorney... more
Written by attorney Alan Brinkmeier, about 4 years ago.
Once you have been served with a summons and complaint your anxiety level probably rises, you may get nervous about what to do and you can have a hard time keeping your emotions in check.... more
Written by attorney John Ely Stobart, about 1 year ago.
These rules are designed to help you prepare for the day of trial. Rule 1: Be ready and organized. Watch a couple episodes of Judge Judy. Make an outline of the points you want to make.... more
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