Have you been named in a claim or are seeking damages? Berdan Paralegal can represent your interests in Small Claims Court and work towards a fair resolution and if needed take your matter to trial.
There are a several ways to collect your unpaid debt(s). The first step would be to send a demand letter. When a demand letter is sent the debtor will understand that you are serious about pursuing this issue. The second step if the letter isn’t successful would be to file a claim in Small Claims Court.
Small Claims Court is considered a court of equity, meaning it’s meant to be fair and flexible. The court has its own specific rules but the judgments are enforceable.
There are time limits to bring a lawsuit to Small Claims Court. You will only have two years from the date of “event” to commence a lawsuit.
General fees associated with Small Claims Court:
|Filing a plaintiff/defendant claim||$102.00|
|Filing a notice of motion||$120.00|
|Issuing a summons to a witness||$31.00|
|Issuing a writ of delivery, writ of seizure and sale||$64.00|
|Notice of examination||$64.00|
|Issuing a notice of garnishment||$136.00|
|Fixing of a date for a trial or an assessment||$290.00|