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Nolo's Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court

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Edition: 15th ed., 2014
Author(s): Warner


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Go after the money that's owed you -- represent yourself in small claims court and win! As millions of Americans find out every year, proper presentation of a small claims court case can make the difference between receiving a check and writing one. Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court takes readers through the process of preparing evidence, presenting a convincing case in court and collecting their money. It also shows them how to:

Gauge the strength of their case;
Determine how much to sue for;
Mediate or settle a case before it goes to court;
File and serve papers;
and more.

Completely updated, this edition covers small claims courts procedures in all 50 states and Washington D.C..

Table of Contents includes:
In the Beginning;
Do You Have a Good Case?;
Can You Recover If You Win?;
How Much Can You Sue For?;
Is the Suit Brought Within the Proper Time Limits (Statute of Limitations)?;
How to Settle Your Dispute;
Who Can Sue?;
Who Can Be Sued?;
Where Can You Sue?;
Plaintiffs' and Defendants' Filing Fees, Court Papers and Court Dates;
Serving Your Papers;
The Defendant's Options;
Getting Ready for Court;
Eye and Expert Witnesses;
Presenting Your Case to the Judge;
Motor Vehicle Repair Cases;
Motor Vehicle Purchase Cases;
Bad Debts: Initiating and Defending Cases in Which Money Is Owed;
Vehicle Accident Cases;
Landlord-Tenant Cases;
Miscellaneous Cases;
Disputes Between Small Businesses;
Judgment and Appeal;
Collecting Your Money;
Where Do We Go From Here?;
Small Claims Court Rules for the 50 States (and the District of Columbia)

Nolo has been putting the law into plain English for over 30 years and in that time, with over 100 Self-Help law titles, they have become the most respected name in do-it-yourself law. We are proud to carry Nolo titles and highly recommend them.


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Format Paperback
Author Warner
ISBN 9781413319590
Edition 15th ed., 2014
Publisher Nolo