Who may file a claim in Small Claims Court?

A party who sues another party is called the Plaintiff. The party being sued is called the Defendant. There can be more than one plaintiff or defendant in the same action. An example would be when a husband and wife sue another husband and wife.

Proper Person

The following has been prepared to help you determine if you are the proper person to file the claim:

  • Corporation - Any officer or full-time employee
  • Individual - Any adult may file and appear on his own behalf
  • Partnership - Any partner or full-time employee
  • Plaintiff - Who may file and appear in court
  • Proprietorship - The proprietor or full-time employee

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1. Who may file a claim in Small Claims Court?
2. How much can I collect from a Small Claims Judgement?
3. How can I collect my money?
4. What is request and order to seize property?
5. What is Garnishment?
6. How do I get a request and order to seize property or a garnishment?
7. How do I file a Discovery Subpoena?
8. How do I file a request and order to seize property?
9. Hod do I file a request for garnishment?
10. When do I get my money from the garnishment?
11. What else can I do?