Self Help

Small Claims

Small Claims court is designed for those who are filing without an attorney. There are no attorneys allowed in small claims court. In Small Claims court you can sue for a MAXIMUM OF $10,000.

To get started, if you are an individual, and there are no more than 2 plaintiffs or defendants in your case, you only need to fill out and file SC100.

Here are some how to videos:

Chapter 1 – Introduction
Chapter 1 – When is a Restraining Order Available?
Chapter 1 – The Restraining Order Process
Chapter 1 – Mediation
Chapter 1 – Additional Resources

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