Common Questions

(Small Claims)

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What kind of claim can I file?
Do I need a lawyer?
How do I start?
How much does it cost to file?
How soon will my court date be set?
How do I serve the Affidavit and Summons?
Can I file a small claims action by mail?
How do I prepare for my court date?
Can I make a witness show up?
What happens if I miss the trial?
What happens if the Defendant does not show up?
What happens at the trial?