Learn how to take someone to small claims court, collect your judgment, and more.
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…
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.
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.
Collecting Your Small Claims Judgment
You may have won your small claims case, but now you need to collect.
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.
The Do's and Don'ts of Writing a Demand Letter
A demand letter is your first step toward resolving a small claims dispute.
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.