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You may file where the incident occurred or where the Defendant lives.
Affidavit and Claim - Small Claims.
When filing by mail the Affidavit and Claim will need to be notarized. If filing in person, a clerk can witness your signature.
Up to $600.00 = $30$600.01 - $1750.00 = $50$1750.01 - $6,500 = $70
No. Small Claims can be served by Certified Mail through the Court. This carries a $13 fee, separate from your filing fee. Another option is Personal Service. Fees for Personal Service will vary depending on your Process Server.
No, all Small Claims are heard in the Court.
Seizure of Property, Garnishment, Discovery Subpoena are some of the ways to collect on a Small Claims Judgment.
The Defendant should pay the Plaintiff directly if a Judgment is awarded. If the Defendant does not, it is the Plaintiff's responsibility to collect if they should choose to.
You must wait 21 days after the Judgment was entered.