Small Claims

Read about demand letters and getting debtors to pay up, plus stories from inside small claims court and more in our Small Claims section.

Recent Stories

It's been a long year...spent in a cramped space with leaky pipes and a landlord from "you know where." Now that you've finally found your dream home, you can't wait to fix it up. But, on moving day, you find out that your landlord won't be returning your security deposit. Now what? It may be time for small claims court. more...

If you have a dispute to settle with someone, it is for a small amount and you want to settle it with little or no bloodshed... you can do it in small claims court. more...

Small claims court is designed to allow people to bring relatively minor lawsuits before a judge without the high cost of an attorney. Read more to give yourself the best possible chance of prevailing on your claim. more...

Apart from a few restrictions, almost any dispute can be taken to small claims court, provided the amount of money requested falls within the maximum allowed by state law. Do you have a claim you would like to take to court? Read more to find out about small claims court. more...