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How to sue or defend in small claims court.
Have you every been sued or had a need to sue someone else but couldn’t afford an attorney? If the total recover is no more than $10,000, than a Small Claims Court may be just right for you! Then Small Claims Court may be a better alternative than hiring an attorney. Being sued is never a joy and many times it is very overwhelming to the parties. Well there is help to the average person on how to deal with a Small Claims case. There is no need to be worried, as a Justice of Peace Judges are average people who are just deciding who is right or wrong based on the facts presented. So with a little help you can master this Court’s procedure and represent yourself.
The Texas Young Lawyers Association put together a great brochure that helps you understand what to expect in Small Claims Court.