It has been more than 2 weeks and I still have not received a judgement letter in the mail from the North Justice Center in Orange County, CA
The term "disposed" means the case has concluded and the phrase "disposition of judgment contested" means the case has concluded after a contested trial on the merits. The language you quote suggests a judgment has been entered, but does not indicate which side prevailed. You should contact the court clerk to confirm the judgment has been entered and to get a copy of it. If you were sued and judgment was entered against you, and wish to appeal by requesting trial de novo, you have a limited period to act so you should not delay. You may wish to contact the Small Claims Advisory Program at 800 963-7717, for the free legal assistance they offer. (See http://www.legal-aid.com/smlclms/Local/sccap.html.)
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You may have to take added steps to reduce the ruling to a judgment. Call the small claims office as Mr. Swenson suggests.
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Good luck to you.
God bless. I am in Chicago and do not practice in your state.
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