What is small claims?

Answer 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 »

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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 court for?

Small claims courts are a way for people to settle disputes involving small amounts of money or contractual obligations quickly and inexpensively. Although a claimant may consult with an attorney a... Read More »

How much can you sue for in small claims court?

The amount you can sue for in small claims court varies from state to state and depends on the circumstances. Tennessee has the highest small claims court limit of any state: $25,000, with no limit... Read More »

What happens if i don't pay a small claims judgment?

On One Hand: Plaintiff Can Begin to ExecuteIf you don't pay a small claims judgment, the plaintiff can begin to execute on the judgment. This means that the plaintiff can garnish your wages, attach... Read More »