How to sue in small claims court
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Published by The Bar in [Austin, Tex.] .
Written in English



  • Texas.


  • Small claims courts -- Texas.

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Statementprepared by the State Junior Bar of Texas.
LC ClassificationsKFT1721.Z9 S7 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p. (p. 17-18 blank) ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4134693M
LC Control Number80112424

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The Small Claims Session is a part of Connecticut’s court system where you can sue for money damages only. The amount of damages you can sue for is limited to $5, or less except if you are filing a case for the return of a security deposit in a landlord-tenant matter. Small Claims Session procedures are easier to follow, and the filing fee. informational pamphlet on the Small Claims Division of District Court. KRS 24A(1). The Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts is pleased to join the OAG in providing this handbook on the small claims process. The Small Claims Handbook should: • Help you understand the small claims process. • Provide step-by-step Size: KB. small claims case in a City Court. See page Do I need a lawyer to sue in Small Claims Court? You do not need a lawyer to sue in Small Claims Court. But you may hire one, if you want. The other side may also hire a lawyer. The Court will not give you a lawyer. Does a corporation or LLC need a lawyer in Small Claims Court? Size: KB. You make your claim by submitting a regular bill or by using a court document called a Creditor's Claim (Form DE, available at ). Submit your claim directly to the probate court and serve a copy on the personal representative. If you file a formal claim and the personal representative rejects it, you can file suit.