What damages can be recovered in small claims?

Answer Small claims courts hear civil disputes over small sums of money, with a jurisdictional limit up to $3,000 to as much as $10,000, depending on area. Some litigants favor this forum because they don... Read More »

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Is it realistic to take someone to small claims court for damages in an auto accident?

%DETAILS% Answer If there is insurance coverage on the at fault vehicle, there should be no reason to file small claims. If the at-fault party does not have insurance, then small claims is an option.

How to Make Claims Against a Moving Company for Damages?

It’s common to hear stories about moving companies damaging the items they are entrusted with moving, or damaging the homes they are moving the property into or out of. Mistakes happen when movin... Read More »

How to Win in Small Claims?

Small claims courts can be found in almost every jurisdiction. These courts hear matters of limited value, with trials typically held before a judge. Most small claims courts do not allow attorneys... Read More »

What is small claims?

Small claims refers to a forum established in the local district court system for the expeditious and cost-effective resolution of civil lawsuits for damages that do not exceed a specified statutor... Read More »