Small Claims

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

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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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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Get Back What is Rightfully Yours in Small Claims Court

Every year, small businesses unnecessarily lose thousands of dollars of unpaid debts simply because they don't know how to collect them. Yet, knowing…

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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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Can You Sue an Airline for a Travel Mishap?

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…

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Small Claims Court: How To Get Your Security Deposit Back

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…

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Your Dream Wedding Turned into a Nightmare: Can you Sue in Small Claims?

After years of waiting and months of planning, your wedding day finally arrives. However, the photographer does not. Or perhaps it was the bartender…

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