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www.cmprlaw.com/Publications/Email-Blast/Small_Claims.php

If your claim is for more than the limit, you have to give up the balance of the claim to ... If the person that you are suing does not have the money to pay you, you ... What if I lose in small claims court? ... Attorney's fees clauses are a two- way street. ... Sometimes this can be a very cost effective way to resolve small collection or ...

www.courts.ca.gov/1304.htm

As the person who is filing the civil lawsuit, you are the plaintiff. There can be one or more plaintiffs. The plaintiffs can be all individual people, all companies, or a ...

www.dca.ca.gov/publications/small_claims/basic_info.shtml

Also, no claimant (natural person or legal entity) may file more than two small claims court ... If you are suing to get back the lawn mower you loaned to a neighbor, for ... whether going to small claims court is the best way to resolve your dispute. .... You should consult an attorney if you feel it would be cost- effective to do so, ...

www.stoel.com/how-does-a-lawsuit-work-basic-steps-in

Jan 24, 2012 ... Most cases settle before reaching trial. ... The complaint describes what the defendant did (or failed to do) that ... used at trial in place of a witness who is not able to attend the trial in person. ... Settlement can be discussed by any party at any time during litigation and is often a cost-effective alternative to trial.

hirealawyer.findlaw.com/do-you-need-a-lawyer/before-you-sue-10-things-to-think-about.html

Here are some things to think about before deciding to start a lawsuit. 1. ... most individuals or businesses will do what they can to resolve the matter, rather ... you may receive more that way than you would by suing, because you will have to ... If you are suing someone from a different state, a court in your state may not have  ...

www.muchshelist.com/knowledge-center/article/ten-questions-to-ask-when-choosing-an-attorney-for-litigation

Aug 26, 2010 ... Have You Been Sued...or Are You About to Sue Someone? ... you solve your problem in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible. ... This is your opportunity to learn exactly what your lawyer believes about your case, ...

money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/articles/2014/02/24/what-to-do-if-you-are-being-sued

Feb 24, 2014 ... But don't go the other way and ignore the summons. ... It may not be cost-effective if you're being sued in small claims court, as Jacob Volkmar, a 27-year-old grant ... You can sue someone in Ohio for no more than $3,000.

www.attorneycook.com/when_you_are_sued

But when you are sued, you need to know what you are facing and how the process works. ... While most of the steps will apply to most lawsuits, to get more detailed ... By way of example, (look at the calendar below) assuming you are served on ... If the suit claims that someone was injured on your property, we'll call your ...

www.civillawselfhelpcenter.org/self-help/lawsuits-for-money/pre-filing-stage-before-you-file-a-case/237-attempting-to-resolve-the-dispute-out-of-court

Sometimes the quickest, easiest, and most cost-effective way to resolve a ... Suing someone can potentially be a slow, costly, and ultimately unsatisfying experience. ... Not only might you fail to get what you want in the case, you could actually ...

www.wikihow.com/Win-a-Court-Case

Sep 2, 2015 ... Whether you have been sued, or are planning to sue, you can win your case ... seasoned trial attorney can present the evidence in the most compelling way. ... You must give the person you sue a copy of your complaint as well as a summons. ... Identify what elements the plaintiff must prove to win her case.