Small Claims

Learn how to take someone to small claims court, collect your judgment, and more.

Bought a Lemon? The Lemon Law Can Help You Make Lemonade

Think you have a lemon on your hands? The federal lemon law can help you get a replacement or your money back. State lemon laws detail how.

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Small Claims Court: How To Get Your Security Deposit Back

By following these steps to file a complaint in small claims court, you'll have the best chance of having your security deposit returned to you.

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The Do's and Don'ts of Writing a Demand Letter

A demand letter is your first step toward resolving a small claims dispute.

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Suing in California Small Claims Court: Step-by-Step

Almost any dispute can be taken to small claims court, provided the amount of money requested falls within the maximum allowed by California law.

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Collecting Your Small Claims Judgment

You may have won your small claims case, but now you need to collect.

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Take 'Em to Court: Suing in Small Claims Court

Give yourself the best possible chance of prevailing on your claim in small claims court by understanding the process and being prepared.

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When Should You Sue?

The foundation of every civil lawsuit starts with an injury or a loss. Defining the nature of the injury or loss sets the lawsuit’s course. Find out…

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