Questions tagged [small-claims-court]

Small Claims Court rules and procedures. Where they exist, Small Claims Courts typically only have jurisdiction over minor civil matters – e.g., claims under $25,000.

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In small claims court, can either party have a lawyer? Can decisions be appealed?

Many people assume that no lawyers are ever allowed in a small claims court, and that decisions in such courts are always unreviewable (final) because of their informal nature. Is this true in all US ...
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Serving evidence to ex-landlord and being able to prove it

I am trying to save money as I don't have much to spare. I need to serve the landlord with any documents that I serve the court. Typically this is done through registered mail, but this is expensive ...
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Business not honoring promotional credits despite extensive efforts to work with them

Overview: I purchased three new smartphones from a large, well-known, phone company on 11/27/2015. Each phone qualified to receive $300.00 in promotional credits after trading in a separate smartphone ...
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Can non-lawyers help people study law and do small claims?

Can a self-taught enthusiast in an unrelated occupation, without a law degree, without any sort of formal legal education nor bar admittance, help other people study law? What would be the ...
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How likely am I to receive compensation? (UK)

I recently bought my first property which is meant to be an exciting time until I realised the property has a broken boiler meaning I have no hot water or central heating. Now prior to exchange of ...
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Can one appeal a small claims judgement in California

Under what circumstances can a small claims case be appealed in CA? Is it only for errors of law?
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Can suits be filed in small claims courts from overseas?

I often see freelancers suggesting to other freelancers to use the small claim courts to get paid when the client is in another country. Already with the small claim court, there's a maximum amount ...
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What's the best way to include e-mails as evidence from a technical perspective?

It probably would be easiest to copy and paste quotes from emails into my evidence submission. But of course text could easily be changed in this format. I could take a screen shot of the email as I ...
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Can plaintiff or defendant questions judge - or it against the law?

I watch a lot of judge Judy and many of you know its irritating. When she say she cannot look into the evidence or she have so many other work to do .How can a judge behave like that to public ? ...
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Can I sue a company in another country in small claims court?

I live in NY State. I bought a skype type language course on line. The salesman who sold me the course said I could pay monthly and stop anytime I liked, even thought the course had a one year ...