IN-PERSON: Small Claims: Where You Begin

Friday, November 17, 2023: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Even though the proceedings are simplified, going to small claims court can be intimidating.  You have to know certain basic information to win your claim or defend against someone else’s. This class provides information you need to go to small claims court with confidence. You will also learn about free resources available to help. Learning important legal fundamentals about small claims court can make your legal journey easier and more successful.
Class covers:

  • Which claims can be filed in small claims court
  • Gathering evidence and deciding who to sue
  • Writing (or responding to) the claim
  • Serving papers
  • Going to court
  • Getting paid if you win
  • Resources for further information and where to seek help

Class approved for Court Interpreter Minimum Continuing Education (CIMCE) credit.

Developed by practicing attorneys and presented by LA Law Library Reference Librarians

Registration fees: FREE, Reservation reserves spot

No legal advice: LA Law Library does not provide legal advice.  LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service.  The information presented in this program is not legal advice and is provided solely as an educational service to our patrons.  For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

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