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What is the cost of going to Small Claims Court?

Mar 19, 2019
The zeyo team
Zeyo Team

There are multiple costs associated with going to Small Claims Court. The most typical ones are the following:

  • Filing fees can be hundreds of dollars depending on the location and amount of money claimed.
  • Formal notice, which will be served to the person you are suing, can also be hundreds of dollars, though you may recover these costs if you win the case.
  • You may have multiple hearings, which means that if you represent yourself, you'll have to take multiple days off of work. If you hire a lawyer, you'll have to pay them each time they show up.

What is the cost of going to Small Claims Court?

There are multiple costs associated with going to Small Claims Court. The most typical ones are the following:

  • Filing fees can be hundreds of dollars depending on the location and amount of money claimed.
  • Formal notice, which will be served to the person you are suing, can also be hundreds of dollars, though you may recover these costs if you win the case.
  • You may have multiple hearings, which means that if you represent yourself, you'll have to take multiple days off of work. If you hire a lawyer, you'll have to pay them each time they show up.

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