Who pays court costs in small claims court?

Answer When a small claim is initiated, the fees are normally paid for by the plaintiff (the person making the claim). If the plaintiff wins the case the cost is recoverable; if he loses, then he will los... Read More »

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How to Win in Small Claims Court?

Taking your case to small claims court may be your best option in receiving restitution. Before filing your small claim, make every effort to settle the dispute outside of court. A good practice to... Read More »

What is a small claims court?

Small claims court is a court that handles cases between two parties as long as the monetary value of the case is under a certain amount. The judge determines the outcome of the case based on the e... Read More »

How do I file in small claims court?

Contact the CourtContact the clerk of the county/municipal court where the defendant lives or is headquartered, if you are suing a company. You must file where the courts have jurisdiction over the... Read More »

Requirements for Small Claims Court?

Small claims court resolves disputes over money, breach of contract or property damage cases that involve a relatively modest amount of money. In most cases, you represent yourself. Most small clai... Read More »