This is a small claims court case. You will have to spend about $150 to file and serve. If you win, that amount is recoverable also. You then will have to collect your judgment. Judgment collection is complicated, and, in a situation like this, likely too complicated for a lay person. I would forget about this, as it is not worth the time and effort it will take to fill out the paperwork, appear in court, obtain a judgment (note, there are not enough facts here to handicap your likelihood of winning) and then collect.