Get Small Claims Paperwork Prepared, Filed, and Served, Fast & Easy
Legal Document Assistants can help you with your small claims case without expensive legal fees.
There are many different types of cases you can file in small claims court. There are also deadlines to file your claim, so time is of the essence.
DEMAND LETTER $249
Process Servers have an assortment of tasks. These tasks consist of filing court papers, serving legal documents, and document retrieval. Their main job, however, is to deliver “serve” legal documents to a party involved in a court case. These papers can consist of things like: Complaints, Petitions, Writs, Subpoenas, Restraining Orders, and Unlawful Detainers. Process servers then must provide proof they served the documents. This verification is called Proof of Service, which might need to be notarized in some cases and given back to the person who required the documents to be served.
Small Claims Online Or In Person
$Flat Fee $499 · Includes Court Filing Fee
Save time and money, by hiring LDA PRO Legal Document Assistants to prepare, file, and serve your small claim. For a flat fee we will prepare the necessary documents, spend time at the court house filing your case, serve the Defendants, and prepare you for your hearing. Take advantage of our expertise and low cost fees. Don’t waste time in line at the court house, waiting for your number to be called and worry about whether or not your case will be filed.
Small Claims Process Serving
$99 1st Defendant - $69 Per Each Additional Defendant
Within the Sacramento region.
Out of Area
$129 1st Defendant - $69 Per Each Additional Defendant
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How Much Can You Sue for in Small Claims Court?
INDIVIDUAL OR BUSINESS SUING AN INDIVIDUAL - MAXIMUM $10,000
BUSINESS SUING BUSINESS - MAXIMUM $5,000
An individual or business entity can not sue an individual asking for more than $10,000 in a small claims case. However, if you are asking for past due rent, accumulated during COVID time periods, you may ask the court to award you an amount over $10,000. For businesses suing another business entity, you can not ask for more than $5,000. This limit on businesses does not apply to sole proprietors, who are treated as individuals. You can file an unlimited amount of claims per year for no more than $2,500. However, you can file a maximum of 2 claims per year that ask for more than $2,500.
Prepare For Small
Make 3 copies of all evidence that supports your claim. You must properly serve the other party and file all documentary evidence with the court, supporting your claim, after the case has been filed, but ideally 15 days prior to the hearing. You can also request that witnesses appear with you at the time of the hearing. It is a good idea to bring photos, bills, receipts, contracts, and other relevant documents that support your claim.
Types Of Small Claims Cases
There are different kinds of cases you can file in small claims court. Some common types of small claims cases are disputes about:
WRIT AND ABSTRACT OF MONEY JUDGEMENT
FLAT FEE $499
Includes Court Filing Fee
BANK LEVY OR
FLAT FEE $499
Includes Sheriff Filing Fee
Once you have obtained the Writ and Abstract of Judgment you may collect on that judgment by serving it upon the Defendant’s banking institution or employer. Our fee includes filing and serving the judgment with the sheriff, the Defendant’s bank or employer, and the Defendant.
DEADLINE TO FILE YOUR CLAIM
1. If you are suing because you got hurt, you can file a claim for up to 2 years after you were hurt.
2. If you are suing because a spoken agreement was broken, you have 2 years to file after the agreement was broken.
3. If you are suing because a written agreement was broken, you have 4 years to file after the agreement was broken.
4. If you are suing because your property was damaged, you have 3 years to file after your property was damaged.
5. If you are suing because of fraud, you have 3 years to file after you find out about the fraud. Fraud is when you lose money because someone lied to you or tricked you on purpose.
6. If you are suing a government or public agency, you usually have 6 months to file a claim with that agency. They have 45 days to make a decision. If no decision is made with 45 days, then the claim is considered denied. If they reject your claim, you have 6 months to file a claim with a small claims court. If you do not receive a rejection or acceptance of your claim in those 45 days, you may have more time to file your claim but, to be safe, act within the 6 months or talk to a lawyer to find out for sure how much time you have to file your lawsuit.
Start Legal Services Online
Choose the service you need, complete the easy online intake form, and submit payment to get started. Once the intake form is submitted, all documents are hand prepared by a Registered Legal Document Assistant (LDA). The documents are e-signed and returned to us for filing. Registered Legal Document Assistant, to prepare all necessary legal documents.
We strive to provide a streamlined process to our clients to fulfill all their legal document preparation needs in a quick and efficient manner.