Category Archives: Small Claims Court

Finding Foreign Objects in Food

We get a lot of questions when someone finds a foreign object in their food along with, "Can I sue?" and my usual response is, "You need to visit with a local lawyer to examine your options."

How Small Claims Court Works

Small Claims Court allows ordinary people the chance to resolve disputes without the need to hire a lawyer. Small claims court is a great system for those persons choosing to represent themselves. The rules are usually more relaxed, the

A Video Guide to Small Claims Court

LessonsInLaw.com is pleased to announce our first video, A Guide to Small Claims Court, is now available. We have a series of videos planned covering many of the topics we write about but this first one is dedicated to familiarizing

Now Available! – The Guerrilla Guide to Small Claims Court

We're pleased to announce that, after much editing and revising, the newest book in the Guerrilla Guides to the Law series is now available! The Guerrilla Guide to Small Claims Court is the one book that covers small claims court

Maryland Debt Collection Lawsuits in Small Claims Court

In what is absolutely a ridiculous ruling, and one which raises suspicion of deep pockets being invovled somewhere, the Maryland Court of Appeals essentially ruled that a debt collection agency can win a judgment despite having only hearsay evidence of

The Guerrilla Guide to Small Claims Court – Finished and In Editing

We just wanted to post a quick note and let our readers know that the Guerrilla Guide to Small Claims Court is completed and now in the editing phase. If anyone is in or about to be in small claims

Small Claims Court Lawsuits

With the decline in the economy and the rising cost of attorney’s fees, many people are choosing to represent themselves and using the small claims court system in their state rather than going through the more expensive and lengthier processes