Small Claims

Learn about small claims - a simplified court procedure that you can use to sue for money, up to $10,000.  Get step-by-step instructions on how to file your case and how to collect your money if you win.  Find out what you can do if you've been sued, including how to file a counterclaim, appeal a judgment, or fight collection. Finally, learn how mediating your small claims dispute might help you skip court altogether.

TIP!  You can attend a small claims class for FREE!  The classes are presented in both English and Spanish.  You'll receive a class manual and some great tips to help you succeed in your case.  Click to visit Free Classes for more information.