This is the starting point. What are small claims and what are they all about? How is one started and what should you expect?
What are small claims and how are they different from other types of claims? Find out about the procedure, forms and costs.
The claim is started at court and the defendant has a certain amount of time to respond. The court also provides a free mediation service to help the parties reach terms of settlement.
What if you haven’t started the claim and are the defendant? It can feel like being on a rollercoaster you didn’t know you were getting on. Don’t bury your head in the sand as meeting deadlines is crucial.