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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Every year, small businesses unnecessarily lose thousands of dollars of unpaid debts simply because they don't know how to collect them. Yet, knowing how to use small claims to reclaim what is rightfully yours in past due payments is easier than you think. more...

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Collecting Your Small Claims Judgment: It is Possible more...

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Small Claims Series Part IV: Slip and Fall Accidents more...

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After years of waiting and months of planning, your wedding day finally arrives. However, the photographer does not. Or perhaps it was the bartender. Your plans for a perfect day are lost. Is your deposit lost as well? Not necessarily. You may be able to sue them in small claims court. more...

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You and your spouse have saved for a dream cruise through the British Virgin Islands. The day has arrived and you rush to arrive early at the airport for your flight to St. Thomas. Unfortunately, your flight is overbooked and you have been bumped. The airline refuses to reimburse you for the additional expense. What are your rights? more...

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