What information do I need to file a Small Claims Case?

It is important that you file your claim against the right party. The additional time you spend researching the correct name could make a difference in whether you are able to collect should a Judgment be entered by the court in your favor. Copies of any contracts, notes, leases, receipts, or other evidence you may have in support of your claim must be furnished for each person you are suing as well as the court. You will need to bring the originals to your first court appearance. A full explanation of your reason for the Small Claims action will be necessary. You may wish to write this explanation out at home and bring it with you when you come to the clerk's office to initiate your Small Claims case.

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1. What is a Small Claims Case?
2. Do I need a lawyer?
3. Where can I file my small claims case?
4. Who can file a Small Claims Case?
5. What does it cost to file a Small Claims Case?
6. What information do I need to file a Small Claims Case?
7. Are there any other requirements?
8. Is there other information I need to know?
9. What happens after I file my Small Claims case?
10. Is mediation an option?
11. What happens to my case if a settlement is reached?
12. How can I collect my judgment?
13. Can I file a lien against the defendant's property?