If you have a cause of action or a case where you are seeking ten thousand dollars or less, you may want to pursue your claim in small claims court. Small claims court is a quick and inexpensive way to resolve a dispute among two parties in an informal setting. For additional information on small claims actions and a short video explaining the process click here to be directed to the San Diego Small Claims Court website.

In addition to providing information on the small claims process itself, the San Diego Superior Court provides a Small Claims Packet which explains how to file a small claims complaint and the necessary forms. If you have questions completing the forms, the court has free Small Claims Advisors that can be reached at (858)634-1777. Further there are free small claim mediation services so that a small claim hearing can be avoided entirely.

Additional Small Claims Help can be found on the San Diego Law Library website.

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