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Small Claims Court All You Need To Know

California Process Servers for 22 plus years have supported Small Claims Court. Are you interested to know exactly how to prepare yourself? Here you will find all the relevant information to prepare you for your Small Claims Concerns.

Small Claims Court

There are certain requirements to be addressed before your case concerns are heard. First you must make a formal request to defendant respondent requesting compensations. Explain your reason and present evidence to support your request.

If defendant respondent does not reply within a specified time frame, then you may move forward preparing your case. The SC-100 form (small claims) has to be correctly filled out. Now you're ready to file your case with the court where the case is to be heard.

Once you have filed your case with the court, notification has to be completed, (service of process) giving defendant respondent notice of the pending matter before the courts.

When the small claims SC-100 form has been properly served, a SC-104 form (proof of service) has to be filled out and filed with the appointed court declaring completion of service of process.

This SC-104 form is to be filled out by a process server, sheriff or an adult over the age of 18. After completion of these details you are ready to prepare yourself for your day in court.

California small claims courts rules can be slightly difference depending on which county and city your case is filed. We suggest that you review the courts public information (links) provided before you start filing your case.

Information Topics Such As:

  • What court do I file my case?
  • Where is the department do I seek help?
  • Do I hire a process server or do I request the court to assist me in the service of process?
  • How much time will I have before the hearing once my case is filed?
  • If judgment is awarded what is the next step?

Small Claims Court

Have you heard about turbo court.?

This is a great software that is swiftly gaining popularity for online document preparation and filing. Clients usually email us with the file number to their case. We then access a copy of document to begin service of process right online through turbo court.

Civil Links!

County City Small Claims Links

Detail Facts To Consider

You are going before a Judge or Commissioner. Consider these very important details of your case.

  • Have you completed all necessary requirement before your case?
  • Do you have all the evidence to support your case?
  • Are you prepare to discuss your case before the mediator which will be appointed to you before you enter hearing?
  • Did you consider possibly photo images to present the court as additional evidence?
  • Do you have any witnesses and will they be present?
  • Have you reviewed a video or content in reference to proper etiquette required inside a court room?
  • Did you remember to re-check all that is required?

Conclusion: Your views and opinions have a right to be clarified. No one wants to be treated unfairly. California civil division court handle a large number of cases yearly. If there were ever a court you were seeking justice from an act of injustice, California small claims is where you want to be.

California courts overseas several areas of concerns where alleged injustice has been dealt. Many of these cases fall under the jurisdiction of small claims. Today's California courts are becoming well known for their no bias policies.

Preparing Yourself for Court Appearance (Recap)

Once your documents have been successfully served and filed with the courts, now you will have to prepare your case to be heard by the court. Bring with you in detail all receipts, contract statement, pictures, witnesses and most important have your materials in order.

It is of the utmost importance that you present your evidence in the order of a table of content to your case. The Courts find this consideration extremely beneficial in terms of courts time.

Make sure to review some of the links on this page. The links are where you will gather a great deal of useful instructions. You want to give yourself the best available first impression of facts and evidence possible.

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California Process Servers Network Rancho Cucamonga is always here to assist you. In reference to your small claims court concerns, Good Luck!

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