Successfully present and win your small claims court case.
Thorough preparation for your day in small claims court can make the difference between writing a check and receiving one, so get the only guide to small claims court that provides tips by former judges. Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court helps you bring or defend your small claims suit -- without a lawyer. It shows you how to build your case, present evidence, and covers in detail what to expect when you have personal injury, auto damage, dry cleaning damage, or landlord/tenant issues.
Find out how to:
- write a demand letter - file and serve papers - prepare a winning presentation - prepare and present evidence in court - line up persuasive witnesses - figure out your how much compensation you deserve - mediate a settlement - collect money when you win
This edition is completely updated with a current appendix of small claims rules, including increases in the amounts for which people can sue.
Are you a California resident? Check out Everbody's Guide to Small Claims Court in California.