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Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court in California
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Nolo
Publication date July 22, 2015
Pages 448
Binding Paperback
Edition 20
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781413321722
ISBN-10 1413321720
Dimensions 1.25 by 7 by 9 in.
Weight 1.55 lbs.
Original list price $29.99
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Evaluate your claim, figure out your best course of action and represent yourself in small claims court with this definitive guide

Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court in California gives you step-by-step instructions to bring or defend your case. From preparing evidence and lining up persuasive witnesses, to making a presentation in court and collecting the money you're awarded, this plain English book leads you through the entire process of going to court without a lawyer. Plus, it's the only book around that helps you factor in out-of-court issues, such as personal relationships, to help you determine whether going to court is worth the potential for recovery.

Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court in California shows you how to:

  • evaluate whether you have a winning case
  • mediate a settlement
  • determine how much to sue for
  • write your demand letter
  • file and serve papers
  • prepare evidence and witnesses for court
  • plan a winning courtroom strategy
  • convince the judge that you are right
  • collect your money when you win

    This edition is updated with the latest rules and statutes for California's small claims courts, including instructions for accessing local courts and finding out their procedures.

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