Posts filed under: Small Claims

  • Woman tiredly holding a paint roller
Want to paint your house a different color than beige? Want to install a pool, but your neighbors just won’t let you? If you live in a condo or a neighborhood which has a Homeowners’ Association (HOA), you probably already...
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  • Woman sassily holding up hand, palm out, as if to say "Talk to the hand"
“Permission to treat the witness as hostile?” You may have heard this phrase when watching your favorite TV show, but what exactly does it mean to call a witness “hostile”? Does a hostile witness necessarily mean a bad witness for...
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  • court-room
Places everyone! Let’s set the stage for your average courtroom scene. There are several people you’ll encounter in the courtroom and it’s a good idea to know who they are and what they do. After all, it could help you...
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  • The differences between small claims and limited civil cases.
So you have a case that falls under $10,000, but you’re not sure whether to file it as a small claims or limited civil case. Actually, what IS the difference between small claims and limited civil cases? Quite a lot...
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  • three types of civil court cases
Not sure what courthouse your case monetarily falls under? We can help you figure it out. There are three types of civil court cases: small claims, limited civil, and unlimited civil cases. 1. Small Claims Small Claims cases are filed...
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  • Person snapping pencil in half
Someone hurt your baby, your car, your only method of transportation. Or the house that you finally finished paying mortgage on. Whether it’s a priceless antique or something that only holds value to you, nobody messes with your stuff. Learn...
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Whether you’re the witness or a party in the case, here are some quick tips to make sure your witness testimony is worth its word count in court. For the Witness When writing a witness testimony, the layout is a...
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  • Woman instructing man to her right
I get it. You want a lot of people for your squad. But, “more” is not always “merrier.” When picking and preparing your witnesses, make sure that their testimonies add to and not distract from your case. From selecting the...
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You are literally rolling in dough, and now you never have to go back to court ever again. . . Or, do you? Unfortunately, even after you manage to collect your judgment, there is still work to be done before...
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Misplaced your keys? How about the key to winning your small claims case, or even moving forward with your claim. Often times a “misplaced” or “unreachable” defendant can make it difficult to proceed with your case since their cooperation (or...
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